The Mount Desert Island Historical Society is implementing a plan for leadership succession and growth with the appointment of Raney Bench to the role of Executive Director and Tim Garrity, Executive Director since 2010, to a new position of Historian. Under the plan, the organization will expand its educational and community outreach programming and increase… Read More


Mount Desert Island Historical Society’s magazine, Chebaccowins 2019 AASLH Award of Excellence             NASHVILLE, TN—May 2019—The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that the Mount Desert Island Historical Society is the recipient of an Award of Excellence for “Beholding the Past,” the 2018 issue of the society’s annual magazine, Chebacco. The… Read More