Grand Manan Island

Sardine Museum, Seal Cove

Day 18: Thursday August 30, 2001

A Museum

We have had requests for contact information for the museum. Here's the e-mail address of Michael Zimmer, founder and director of the Sardine Museum at Seal Cove,
published here with his permission:

Smoked Herring

Lobster Traps

A record 1.85 million boxes of smoked herring were exported in 1891, establishing the island as the foremost supplier of the fish. One-hundred six years later, in the fall of 1997, the last sticks of herring were hung in the smoke house bays, and the fish were "boned-out."

Lobster Claw

Sardine Can Display

Page last updated April 2, 2002.