The North Haven Historical Society will open two facilities in early July for the summer. The North Island Museum will be open Tuesdays from July 6 to Aug. 31 from 2 to 5 p.m. In the museum visitors will find a country store and post office; a 1900s kitchen, bedroom and parlor; artifacts of North Haven’s tradespeople, farmers and fishermen and a display of antique automobile parts and accessories. Exhibits in the barn include small and large farming implements, a sleigh and an old wagon. In the boat shed are boats from the island’s past, wooden lobster buoys and boatbuilding artifacts.
The archives room will be open Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. from July 8 to Aug. 26. Exhibits include photographs and documents, video and audiotapes of North Haven events and people, artwork, genealogies and genealogical reference books, cemetery data, diaries, school yearbooks, scrapbooks, town reports, old maps, census data, books by and about islanders and summer residents, information on North Haven veterans and other items.
Admission to both facilities is free. Donations are welcome.