The Maine Folklife Center’s mission is to research, teach about, preserve, publish, provide public programming, and engage communities in the vernacular arts and culture of Maine and the Maritime Provinces.

Here you can find links to information about some of the research projects done by the Maine Folklife Center.

Civilian Conservation Corps in Acadia National Park

Eastern Fine Paper Co.

Instrument Makers

Penobscot Language Dictionary

Maine Boatbuilding Traditions

Stump Tombstones

Veteran’s Oral History Project

Women Folklorists