Detail For Show: A Seafaring Village - The Penobscot Marine Museum

Show Description:

The Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine, is Maine's oldest maritime museum and is designed to preserve and educate people regarding Maine's and Searsport's rich and unique maritime and shipbuilding history. Designed as a unique 19th century seafaring village, the museum encompasses thirteen historic and modern buildings, houses a modern exhibit gallery features annual shows and is home to a regionally important library and archives focused on maritime history and regional genealogy. Eight of the museum's buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. Among the collections is a significant photographic archives that includes glass plate negatives documenting life in New England and New York from 1909 and 1947 taken by the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company. The photographs are being digitized and made available online for research and access. In each episode you will explore one of the eight buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings, visit one of the exhibits, or enjoy one of the many lectures presented at the Penobscot Marine Museum.

Type of Show: Multiple episode series

Target Viewing Market: National (US)

State of Production and/or Target State or Province: Maine

Frequency of Episodes: Approximately every 30 days

Show Producer: Searsport Community Television (SCTV-7)

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