All publications available for purchase by check or money order to:
Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301
Islesboro, ME 04848

Please request shipping quote when ordering.
Maine Sales Tax collected on orders placed by or shipped to Maine residents.

Islesboro Cottages Map

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Reproductions of the ca. 1925 Islesboro Land & Improvement Company's "Map of Dark Harbor." Long out of print, the map depicts the southern end of the island and shows the location and owner's name of many of the Dark Harbor Colony's cottages.

Reproduced in full color (unframed)

Price: $50
Plus $2.75 Maine sales tax

Notecards: The Islesboro Bicentennial Quilt 1789 - 1989

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The Bicentennial quilt shown on the notecards was created to commemorate Islesboro, Maine’s 200th year. Each square was designed and sewn by an island quilter to depict a favorite Islesboro scene. This historic quilt is now in the permanent collection of the Islesboro Historical Scoiety.

Photograph made and contributed by Jack McConnell

Sold in box of eight notecards with envelopes

Price: $4.98

Plus Maine Sales Tax $.27

Postcards from Islesboro

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A pictorial study of a Maine island during the first half of the 20th Century
128 pages

Author: Lang Smith

Price: $29.86

Plus Maine Sales Tax $1.64

Being Young in Dark Harbor: Memories of a Summer Retreat in Maine

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Reprinted from the Social Register Observer

Summer 2009, Issue XXXI

Author: Frances Cheston Train

Price: $5.21

Plus Maine Sales Tax $.29

The Summer Cottages of Islesboro 1890 - 1930

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Published by the Islesboro Historical Society on its 25th anniversary as its contribution to the town’s bicentennial, this new book provided the first in-depth look at the island’s golden era of summer cottages. Illustrated with old photographs and architectural drawings as well as recent views.

Author: Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.

Price: $28.44

Plus Maine Sales Tax $1.56

On the Island - Islesboro Recollections

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At age 77, W. Henry Hatch, wrote these recollections of living on Islesboro.

Published by the W. Henry Hatch Family in 1991

Price: $11.85

Plus Maine Sales Tax $.65

On the Island - Islesboro Recollections

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Second Edition with 48 more stories

At age 77, W. Henry Hatch, wrote these recollections of living on Islesboro.

Published by the W. Henry Hatch Family in 1991

Price: $11.85

Plus Maine Sales Tax $.65

Tales and Treasures

Fifty Golden Years of the Islesboro Historical Society 1964 - 2014

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The Islesboro Historical Society’s purpose is brought to life in this book where Islesboro writers share tales, insight and humor. Also included are photographs of fifty of the Society’s treasures, many of them unseen for years.

Published by the Islesboro Historical Society on its fiftieth anniversary.

Price: $28.44

Plus Maine Sales Tax $1.56

History of Islesborough Maine 1764 - 1892

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This early history of Islesborough, collected and written by John Pendleton Farrow, Master Mariner was originally published in 1893. This book has been reprinted four times and documents daily life on the island including early families’ history and local industry. An early map showing the original lots, as well as descriptions of individual lots is also included. A supplement with additions and corrections is also available for sale.

Author: John Pendleton Farrow, Master Mariner

Price: $37.91

Plus Maine Sales Tax $2.09

History of Islesborough, Maine 1893 - 1983

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Author: Islesboro Historical Society Editorial Board

Price: $37.91

Plus Maine Sales Tax $2.09

History of Islesborough, Maine

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This booklet supplements the History of Islesborough, Maine and contains:
Additions and Corrections
Every Name Index

Author: John Pendleton Farrow, Master Mariner

Reprinted by Islesboro Historical Society

Price: $3.79

Plus Maine Sales Tax $.21

Islesboro Historical Society Notecards

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Back of Notecard:
Islesboro Historical Society
(Originally Islesboro Town Hall)
Built on land given by Shubael Williams (one of the first settlers on the island) in 1794. Rebuilt in 1894, used for town business and as a high school until 1953.

Pack of ten notecards and envelopes

Price: $2.00
Plus Maine Sales Tax $.11