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A view of the “chocolate church”

A view of the “chocolate church”

A view of the “chocolate church,” dating from around 1919.

Photo courtesy Penobscot Marine Museum

H.S. Jones Store in North Penobscot

H.S. Jones Store in North Penobscot

An early 20th century photograph of the H.S. Jones Store, in North Penobscot.

Photo courtesy Penobscot Marine Museum

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An historic view of Blue Hill Street, now called Western County Road

An historic view of Blue Hill Street, now called Western County Road

A view of Blue Hill Street, now called Western County Road, presented at “Penobscot: A Postcard View,” at the Penobscot Town Hall on October 21. View more Penobscot postcard photos at castinepatriot.com.

Photo courtesy Penobscot Marine Museum

A view of North Penobscot

A view of North Penobscot

A North Penobscot street view, which includes the Highland Grange. Photo from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection.

Photo courtesy Penobscot Marine Museum

Bill Murtagh of Penobscot and Kevin Johnson of the Penobscot Marine Museum

Bill Murtagh of Penobscot and Kevin Johnson of the Penobscot Marine Museum

From left, Bill Murtagh, a Penobscot resident and the first keeper of the National Register of Historic Places, speaks with Kevin Johnson of the Penobscot Marine Museum after “Penobscot: A Postcard View,” at the town hall on October 21.

Photo by Anne Berleant