Bar Harbor Historical Society and Criterion Teaming Up to Show Fire of ’47
75 years ago, in 1947 the Fire off 1947 struck Bar Harbor burning over 17,000 acres on Mount Desert Island, destroying land, homes and businesses.
There will be a special showing of Fire of '47 this Friday night, October 21st at 7 p.m. at The Criterion in Bar Harbor
The fire tore through over 17,000 acres on Mount Desert Island, destroying land, homes, and businesses in its wake.
Floor tickets are $5 and balcony are $6. All the proceeds benefit the Bar Harbor Historical Society and The Criterion Theater. To purchase tickets click HERE
After the film, there will be a question and answer session with local historian Debbie Dyer. In the lobby there will be a special exhibit with fire artifacts from the Bar Harbor Historical Society's La Rochelle Mansion and Museum.
Back in 2017 I spoke with Peter Logue, the Director of the film. You can see that interview below.
You can purchase your own DVD copy of Fire of '47 HERE