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George Soctomah Neptune

Ktopeqonuk, Moneskatik, Pihci-cihciqi-pisipiqe. What do these words mean, and how are they central to the rich history of Mount Desert Island?

Charles Butt Donation Benefit

Long-time summer resident and philanthropist Charles Butt has pledged $150,000 over a three-year period to fund major renovations and improvements to the Society’s Somesville Campus, located in the heart of the Somesville Historic District.

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