We envision an island-wide community working
together to promote appreciation of the histories of
Mount Desert Island.
Our mission is to foster meaningful engagement with
the histories of Mount Desert Island.
• Research and education in history
• Connection with the larger world of scholars
• Free access to opportunities for historical engagement
• Collaboration among institutions and individuals
• Shared resources to achieve common goals
• Respect for the dignity of cultures and traditions
• Creative approaches to historical engagement