Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.
After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.
MDI and the Fire of 1947 Belmont Hotel after the Fire of 1947Item Contributed byBar Harbor Historical Society The Fire of 1947 wiped out…
… a summer theater association in the summer of 1947, but when it was just about to open, the great fire of 1947 ravaged itself across the land and…