Category: Colket Center

Historical Society in Talks to Buy Mission Building

www.mdislander.com Historical society in talks to buy Mission building September 28, 2018 — by Dick Broom on News BAR HARBOR — The Bar Harbor Historical Society announced late Friday that is has signed a purchase and sale agreement with the Maine Seacoast Mission to buy its headquarters on West Street, which was built in 1867…

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Student Volunteers Help Colket Center Transition

BAR HARBOR, ME — Mount Desert High School student volunteers are a great help moving boxes between floors in preparation for sale of the Mission headquarters at the Colket Center, and the eventual relocation to a new headquarters. These photos are sent by Mission Program Manager for Scholarships and Outreach Terri Rodick.

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Maine Seacoast Mission President C. Scott Planting Retiring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2018 For more information Contact Scott K Fish, Communication & Marketing Director 207-458-7185 or [email protected] Maine Seacoast Mission President C. Scott Planting Retiring BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission President C. Scott Planting is retiring. President Scott Planting’s announcement came in a letter to Seacoast Mission supporters in which…

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Thank You for a Successful Christmas Open House and Wreath Auction

BAR HARBOR, Me — The Mission’s Christmas Open House and Wreath Auction is a key event in support of our Christmas Program. Organizations and individuals who decorated the Colket Center and created unique wreaths for 2017’s event are listed here so you can visit them online. The Open House receives donations in two ways: donations…

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Sunbeam Living History Visits Colket Center

BAR HARBOR, ME — It is always a welcome surprise when living Mission history walks through the front door of the Mission headquarters. Mission receptionist/clerical associate David Snyder tells us about one such meeting last Friday, July 28, 2017; Kate Van Dyke and “Tag” Goodhue, of Salem, MA, came by for a visit today. Kate’s…

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Tour the Colket Center Thursdays, July 13th – August 31st

BAR HARBOR – Maine Seacoast Mission will offer tours of its “rusticator” mansion in downtown Bar Harbor during July and August. Tours will also feature historical items from the Mission’s 111 years of serving the islands and coastal communities of downeast Maine. The 35-room mansion, once known as “La Rochelle,” was built in 1902 for…

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