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A New Way of Life


Sedgwick Elementary School, grade 3, 2013/20014


Like Deer Island, life changed for mainland 

Sedgwick residents when the big green bridge was built in 1938. Students heard about the "last ferryman", whose family shielded him from news about the new bridge, the mystery girl who bicycled over the bridge with a duck and dog following her, and the dancing bridge.




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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