DownEast Acadia Visitor Guidebook 2019 True Maine Visitor Guidebook - Page 18

Learn about the story of DownEast Acadia’s (and America’s) past. The culture of DownEast Acadia has along been tied to both the sea and its place in American history. Below are a few suggestions for stops along the way that help to tell that story. n B  urnham Tavern Museum, Machias: See where the First Naval Battle of the American Revolution was plan by local patriots. n R  uggles House, Columbia Falls: This example of Adamesque style Federal period architecture is known for its central flying staircase. n T  he Castine Historical Society: Learn about the 400 year history of New England’s oldest and most well preserved seaside villages. n  assamaquoddy Cultural Heritage P Museum, Indian Township: The museum exhibits the fine arts and tribal arts of the Passamaquoddy culture. C  herryfield Historic District Riverwalk, Cherryfield: Walk along the Narraguagus River past well preserved period structures dating from 1750–1890. n n T  he Wilson Museum, Castine: Explore diverse collections and resources focused on the history and cultures of the Penobscot Bay region and world. n  he Buell Homestead and Granite T Garden Gallery, Sullivan: Enjoy the outdoor sculpture garden carved into the landscape of a working granite quarry. Watch quarriers and carvers at work, or sign up for classes. Passport Required n  oosevelt Campobello R International Park, Campobello Island, NB, CA: Accessed via Lubec, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s 34-room summer cottage is now a living museum filled with original artifacts. Visitors enjoy the gardens, trails, and scenic vistas. Plan Your Visit Today! 2019 Cultural Events May 17–19 Abbe Museum Indian Market Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor June 30-7/28 Bar Harbor Music Festival July 20–21 Indian Days Heritage Celebration Gabriel Frey, Passamaquoddy, Abbe Museum Indian Market Wheat paste art being installed at the Tides Institute & Museum of Art July 27–28 Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival July 28–8/11 Schoodic Arts Festival Winter Harbor For more information on arts and culture in the region visit 16 | Tour the grounds of Roosevelt Campobello International Park