We are island history museums and archives.
Collaborating. Preserving. Sharing.

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Map of Mount Desert Island, Maine, and surroundings (1932) in historical style.
Luther S. Phillips, “A Map of Mount Desert Island,” Northeast Harbor Library.

Our member institutions collaborate to safeguard historical collections of the Mount Desert Island coastal Maine region and to share them with the general public, students, community historians, and academic researchers.