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Tremont Historical Society


Country Store Museum

Open Monday,Wednesday and Friday afternoons 1-4 July through Columbus Day or by appointment . a 19th century country store,with displays of local historic artifacts and photographs; genealogical material available. Research room open by appointment. Located in Bass Harbor, follow signs to the ferry terminal.

We welcome anyone interested in our holdings to contact us to gain access to the museum year-round.Most of our directors are year-round residents and would be happy to direct you to the right person to answer your questions. Some of our displays are put away during the winter months but stay in the museum building.

Meetings and Programs
Programs of historical interest are presented at the monthly meetings, which are at 7 P.M. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library March through November.

 Summer 2015 Newsletter!

September 28 2015 Bass Harbor Library 7 P.M. Marty Lyons, steward and proprietor of the Old Red Store in Bernard, will speak of his historic research on the former Bernard Post Office, meat market, pool hall, barber shop and antique store at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library on Monday, Sept. 28 at 7:00 p.m. This program, sponsored by the Tremont Historical Society, will feature old pictures of the building and some of its former managers during its long and varied career. All are welcome


Annual dues are $10. Annual meeting is the fourth Monday in July at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library in Bernard 7 P.M.

Our Mission
The Tremont Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the towns of Tremont, Southwest Harbor, and the adjacent islands. The Society will achieve this mission by gathering, cataloging, and making available to the public historical materials such as genealogies and information on the growth and development of the towns, as well as historical artifacts.

P.O. Box 215
Bass Harbor, Me 04653

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