This motto is the driving force of all the activities of the Carmel Heritage Society. See "Get Involved" page to learn how to help the Library when you shop. is not owned by the Town of Grand Isle, Maine and its contents and                                                                     comments are of its owner. CARMEL, MAINE We are located in the Paul Haskell Museum,at 12 Plymouth Road, next to the Simpson Memorial Library, Carmel Villiage. The official Ghosts of Carmel Maine channel featuring Kent Burris and the Lamb House. The Maine Newspaper Project is a collaborative effort led by the Maine State Library to facilitate digitization of Maine’s historical newspapers. Tuesday  11am – 7pm The Museum building was completed in 2012. Founding member and noted historian Elizabeth Barratt’s book “Images of America, Carmel Valley” (Arcadia Publishing, 2009) is a definitive writing on Carmel Valley’s history and its peoples. You can hear many other encounters on Kent’s YouTube Page “Ghosts of Carmel Maine.” He currently has over 90,000 subscribers, but don’t think he’s letting that go to his head. I first heard of the Carmel Clay Historical Society a couple of years ago when I learned about a tour of Scott Jones' mansion on 116th St. and thought, 'That would be cool to see; when else am I going to have that opportunity?' The Carmel Heritage Society is a non-profit organization serving the community of Carmel-by-the-Sea. You may write in any amount. All of the Historical Society’s old newsletters have now been added to the “Newsletter Archives” page (click on News -> Newsletter Archives). We are happy to share with you the results of our latest endeavor – a Virtual Tour of the History Center! The First Murphy House Welcome Center will be closed until further notice. We are located in the Paul Haskell Museum,at 12 Plymouth Road, next to the Simpson Memorial Library, Carmel Villiage. The Society holds many fund raisers including Rummage Sales and annual Cowboy Shows, and participates in the yearly Carmel Valley Fiesta. CLICK TO SEARCH CHILDRED'S CATALOG. Jeff Ohlson of the Carmel Valley Historical Society gives an overview of the history of Carmel Valley’s Cachagua Fire Department. Click to check out the Maine Readers Advisor website. See catalog page  ("read more"}for details. ____________________________________________, If you would like to make a Donation to the. See "Get Involved" page to learn how to help the Library when you shop. Carmel, ME Summary . John Graves has completed his book on Carmel farms! You can visit the Monon Depot […] learn more. The First Murphy House is a unique place to meet friends and reminisce. CALL THE LIBRARY AT 848-7145 TO REQUEST BOOKS. The Society now has over 200 members; for more on the Board of Directors, click here. Content not written by the owner, will be given credit to its respective                                                            authors. Operations . Carmel Historical Society (2014) @ The Simpson Memorial Library and the Carmel Historical Society are conveniently located side-by-side on Plymouth Road in the village. If you would like a tour of our building please call … Funds and services also came from many generous residents and businesses. Complementing the biblical roots is the village name of Damascus just northwest of the main village which lies at the junctions of Maine Routes 2, 69, and 100. A collections committee was formed and had its first meeting at Rosie’s Cracker Barrel on March 9, 1987. Want to see what books are being reviewed for awards? Now available: downloadable audio and eBooks. It includes many photos of volunteers in training or during actual emergencies. The Society’s barn-like architecture building is located just north of the Carmel Valley Road on donated land on the southeast corner of the Carmel Valley Village’s Community Park. The first meeting of the Society took place in January of 1987 after the Carmel Valley Sun publisher, Dick Heuer, ran an editorial which stated the need for a local history society. Now for the first time you can download a full 56-page file of the Centennial Newspaper for your enjoyment. Great news! A mobile museum concept was also considered to expand museum accessibility. Proceeds from the book go to CVHS and other history-preserving resources. Originating member Delores McGlochlin recalls the early days. Publications imaged through this initiative will be optimized for searchability and made available online in the Digital Maine repository. Financials . Carmel. All rights reserved. Please stop by First Murphy House at Sixth and Lincoln and enjoy Carmel Heritage Society's presentation of 100 years of Carmel-by-the-Sea. SERVICES. Admission is free. Carmel Heritage Society is celebrating the Centennial of Carmel-by-the-Sea by opening a new exhibit entitled THEN/NOW Carmel. Programs + Results. Are you looking for something to do or know a student who needs volunteer […] See the Services page for new books for adults or the Youth Page for new books for children or young adults. ), "Town of Carmel Maine Annual Report of the Municipal Officers and Superintendent of Schools for the Municipal Year 1952-1953" (1953). Simpson Memorial Library is a public library serving Carmel, Maine and surrounding towns. James Ziegler’s photography collection – featuring local cowboys on working ranches of the 1970’s, Berta Ranch artifacts – Leo Berta’s saddle & chaps, an old pear orchard wagon, and an official 1898 Land Grant map of Monterey County, Carmel Valley local newspaper collections dating from the 1940’s – many donated by Lou Gardner and Marvin Pylate, A collection of photographic negatives from past issues of the CV Outlook and CV News as well as photographs and files from the CV Sun – plus a collection of CV resident obituaries, Joseph J. Hitchcock’s autobiography, “Memoirs of Carmel Valley and The Monterey Peninsula”, Artist/photographer George Seideneck’s paintings and photographs from the 1940s, Pasquinelli family’s Wine Vat and Grape Crusher, Doyt Early’s block prints, watercolors, and memorabilia, Alex Weygers art work, photography, and memorabilia. The Library now offers patrons access to free downloadable books at Maine InfoNet. YOUTH. We will […], We are excited to announce that our book, The Early History of Carmel Schools, is […], The Carmel Clay Historical Society and the City of Carmel invite you to be a […], John Graves has completed his book on Carmel farms! WATCH FOR THE OPENING NEXT SPRING. Carmel Valley Historical SocietyP.O. Maine Historical Society. If you would like to make a Donation to the. Letter of Transmittal To the Citizens of Cannel: This Town Report is presented to you as a means of showing how your tax dollars were spent during the calendar year of 1995. The founding collection committee acquired a significant collection of artifacts and memorabilia through the years. Grand Isle, Maine 04746 Thank you CVHS soon incorporated and became a non-profit organization with a 501(C)(3) status. place. In Aroostook County and in the central river valleys, farmers joined the agricultural revolution but found the postwar world a far more competitive place. A comprehensive history of the department recounts its early days to present. If joining or renewing an existing membership, please choose a membership type below. Rosie’s Cracker Barrel was the site of many early CVHS meetings. See pictures and read more on the Building page. As many vintage homes and barns were being lost to “progress,” the Society actively proceeded to identify and photograph those sites connected with Carmel Valley’s early history. Mailing Address: Town of Carmel PO Box 114 Carmel, ME 04419 Physical Address: 1 Safety Lane Carmel, Maine 04419 Tel: (207) 848-3361 Fax: (207)848-0839 Hours: Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM Tuesday: 1 PM - 5 PM Join us on Sept. 28 for a Vintage Garage Sale! Use the form below to choose a membership or donation level and pay safely and securely online: for more on the Board of Directors, click here, For more on Donations or Membership, click here, 20 Earliest Years of Newsletter now available, “A History of the Cachagua Fire Department” now available, Carmel Valley Centennial Newspaper Available Online, A library of over 350 books, numerous pamphlets, newspapers, photo albums, and biographies relevant to Carmel Valley and Monterey County history – a special thank you to founding board member Stephanie Culbert for her considerable efforts over the years in this endeavor. Audio and video tapes capture a fading insight into historic Carmel Valley life. Marj Ingram and Joseph Hertlein were the building’s architects in the 2007-2008 time period. SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT, NOV. 16, 2020, TOWN OFFICE SERVICES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS, A guide for property owners on State and State-Aid Highways, Maine Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Updates, 2015 Map & Lot listing of the Commitment Book, Ordinance Prohibiting Retail Marijuana Establishments and Retail Marijuana Social Clubs. 9 were here. The caption reads, "Auto Rest Park, Carmel, Maine, eleven miles west of Bangor." The presentation includes the history of the department’s founders and directors, its volunteer firefighters and their rigorous training, their fire vehicles, its legendary fundraising and community support, and major fire incidents. The annual book and plant sale is held the second Friday and Saturday of May. PLEASE USE SAFELY. This can be independent of or in addition to a membership.