Spurling, Gen. Andrew B., Congressional Medal of Honor (Civil War)

General Andrew Barclay Spurling (1833-1896) is the son of Abigail Hadlock Spurling and Samuel Spurling. He was born and raised on Great Cranberry Island, Maine. The Spurlings were one of the founding families on the Island during the late 18th century. The General’s mother, Abigail Hadlock, his father Samuel, and his stepfather, William…

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Shoes and Cape Houses Project 2013-2018 (GCIHS 2015.304.2062)

This updated 2018 report of investigation summarizes 2013-2017 research into nine Cape-style houses spawned by the 2013 discovery and repatriation of four ca. 1820-1830s shoes concealed in the chimney wall of the parsonage house of the Great Cranberry Congregational Church. To read the full report visit our catalogue at https://www.gcihs.org/archives/items/show/12970. …

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Archives Assessment Report 2017

Collections Assessment ~ the good, the bad, and the ugly In 2016, GCIHS joined a consortium of 15 local history organizations under the umbrella of the Friends of Island History (FOIH). In May 2017, FOIH retained HistoryIT to perform assessments of the collections, catalog systems, and digital initiatives of each…

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Genealogy by Lynne Birlem – Mount Desert Island area

Genealogy Genealogy Local historian and genealogist Lynne Birlem has compiled an outstanding database of thousands of entries of Mount Desert Island genealogy and made it available online at ancestry.com. Log in there if you’re a member of Ancestry to explore all the intriguing notes and photos she’s gathered and included…

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Newsletters – GCIHS Cranberry Chronicle

The Cranberry Chronicle comes out twice a year. Catch up on what you’ve missed; learn about the past; glimpse our future; and just join in the fun. It’s one of the many benefits of membership.

 

GCIHS #46 Cranberry Chronicle (August 2022)

GCIHS #45 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2021)

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GCIHS #43 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2020)

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GCIHS #39 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2018)

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GCIHS #37 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2017)

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GCIHS #35 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2016)

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GCIHS #33 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2015)

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GCIHS #30 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2014)

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GCIHS #27 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2013)

GCIHS #26 Cranberry Chronicle (June 2013)

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GCIHS #24 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2012)

GCIHS #23 Cranberry Chronicle (June 2012)

GCIHS #22 Cranberry Chronicle (March 2012)

GCIHS #21 Cranberry Chronicle (December 2011)

GCIHS #20 Cranberry Chronicle (July 2011)

GCIHS #19 Cranberry Chronicle (March 2011)

GCIHS #18 Cranberry Chronicle (November 2010)

GCIHS #17 Cranberry Chronicle (June 2010)

GCIHS #16 Cranberry Chronicle (November 2009)

GCIHS #14 Museum Memos (December 2008)

GCIHS #13-2 Museum Memos (June 2008)

GCIHS #13-1 Museum Memos (May 2008)

GCIHS #12 Museum Memos (Nov 2007)

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GCIHS #10 Museum Memos (November 2006)

GCIHS #9 Museum Memos (May 2006)

GCIHS #8 Museum Memos (November 2005)

GCIHS #7 Museum Memos (April 2005)

GCIHS #6-2 Museum Memos (November 2004)

GCIHS #6-1 Museum Memos (April 2005)

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GCIHS #1-2 Museum Memos (December 2001)

GCIHS #1-1 Museum Memos (February 2001)