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Our Forever Bridge


Deer Island Elementary School, grade 3, 2013/20014


Life for Deer Island residents changed in a big way when the big green bridge was built in 1938. For one thing, the circus didn't have to come over by boat! Students learned about the changes from islanders who were there.



Mural materials: acrylic paint and permanent marker on birch ply panels


collaborators: Opera House Arts, Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society and community elders


grant support:

Maine Arts Commission

and Opera House Arts




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