Squirrel Island Historical Society

Truck Guys Book

We are doing a Truck Guys book for 2015, Read all about it!

Casino Fire

Florrie Munat sent in a recounting of the day of the fire. Clare Newbury had previously written about her memories. Clicking on the names will take you to their stories.

Lewiston Evening Journal

I have found a Microfilm copy of this Dingley newspaper that covered Squirrel. Libby Lovat discovered it years ago and made copies. I have just made a first visit. Click Here to see part of an article from July 29, 1911.

When Indians ruled Maine's Seas?

Barry Hoffman sent us this article from Sunday December 14, 2014 Maine Sunday Telegram. Click Here to see the article and pictures,

Ladies Improvement Association History

The Historical Society theme for 2015 is the LIA. Probably the greatest piece of LIA memorabila we have is the original meeting notes. There is a project underway to transcribe them from longhand into text so they can be more easily read and searched. We need your help! Click Here to learn how you can contribute to this effort.

Transportation Barge

The theme for SIHS in 2016 was transportation. Click Here to see some pictures from the Hicks collection showing how materials came to Squirrel in the 60s.