It's Wednesday so the Old Homestead in Owl's Head Must be Open

By Mussel Ridge Historical Society - Owl's Head | Jul 09, 2014

The Old Homestead at 453 Ash Point Dr. in Owl’s Head is open to visitors from 2 to 4 pm today, Wednesday, July 9th. When the Old Homestead was leased by the Mussel Ridge Historical Society from the town of Owl’s Head in 1963, it had not been lived in since 1938.  The buildings, in utter disrepair having been taken by the town for unpaid taxes, were about to be burned for practice drill by volunteer fire department.

Members of the then newly formed Mussel Ridge Historical Society realized the importance of the early structure and have worked since that time to restore the old home.  We hope you will come visit us, see our work in process and learn more about the history of Owl’s Head.


If you have questions about this article, would like to know more about the Mussel Ridge Historical Society, or have information to share about Owl's Head and/or its people, please call Kay Dodge at 596-6879 or Bonnie Post, 594-9263, send an email to musselridge@earthlink.net or write us at MRHS, PO Box 133, Owl's Head, ME 04584.  We would love to hear from you!

 

 

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