Hats have long played a role in history. By 1890s, fashionable, wealthy women were wearing feathers and even whole birds on their hats. Learn more about this trend and how it endangered multiple species of birds, how it came to an end and a well- known organization was established because of it. Interesting artifacts!
Start a new holiday tradition! Get in the holiday spirit with a private tour through this small, two story Victorian era house all decked out for Christmas with handmade VICTORIAN inspired decorations. Includes a scavenger hunt based on “The Twelve Days of Christmas” with a “day” represented in each of the rooms. (No elevator or no public restrooms). Meet at the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum at 16 Third Street, Presque Isle.
Learn more about the history of Presque Isle’s airport as it transitioned from municipal field to Army Airfield to Air Force Base to the nation’s first nuclear missile site and back to municipal airport. Interesting artifacts and local veterans who served there will be on hand to guide you. Participants meet at the Presque Isle Air Museum at the Presque Isle International Airport, 650 Airport Rd.