Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Celebrating the people, traditions and events shaping island history
The MDI Historical Society, founded in 1931, promotes the study, understanding and appreciation of the people and the history of Mount Desert Island, Maine. The Society celebrates the lives of the people, their traditions, and the events that have shaped, and will continue to shape, island history.
Through its year-round educational programs, exhibits, activities for children and publications, the Historical Society works to . . .
- raises awareness of the importance of preserving this island's past for the education and enjoyment of future generations offers year-round educational programs, workshops and field trips, always open to Historical Society members and often to the public and much more....