Blue Hill is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population is projected to reach 2,792 by the 2020 census. The town was incorporated in 1839. At the 2000 census, the population was 2,577. Its current population is estimated to be 2,792 as of the most recent census. It was incorporated in 1841. Its name was derived from the Native American word blue. The community is home to more than 400 businesses and a high school.
The Blue Hills area is full of art and crafts. The town has several galleries and a popular cafe called the Blue Hill Literary Cafe. The café features a local jewelry designer and other artisans’ works. The proprietor, Bill Henderson, is the founder of Pushcart Press. The town also has a small arts district and numerous public parks. While visiting Blue Island, be sure to check out the area’s many local shops and galleries. Here, you can browse for handmade items, take a hike, and shop for unique souvenirs.
If you’re looking for some local art, check out the Blue Hill Co-op. This is a wonderful place to buy organic food. If you’d rather drink locally made beer, try the Table, a coffee shop in the center of town. The cafe is owned by James Beard Award-nominated chef Rich Hanson and offers an exquisite view of Mill Brook. If you’re looking for a delicious meal, don’t miss the local pub, the Sow’s Ear Winery.
The local chamber of commerce lists local shops and cafes, and the Blue Hill Literary Cafe is a popular hangout for locals. The bookstore also features art, jewelry, and handmade goods. And if you’re craving a bite to eat, visit the Bluehill Literary Cafe, which has a charming cafe, and a gallery featuring jewelry designer’s works and other art. The café is owned by Pushcart Press founder Bill Henderson.
Besides the museum, the town is home to numerous art galleries. The Bagaduce Music Lending Library, founded in 1977, has over 200,000 sheet music titles. Volunteer radio station WERU FM 89.9 began broadcasting from an old chicken coop. Whether you’re listening to local or world music, there’s a spot for everyone in this community. The Blue Hill Co-op is the hub of town, hosting local art and food.
The town is home to several art galleries and restaurants. Visitors can enjoy a renowned steel band concert. The first Steel Band concert took place in 1976 on the steps of the Brooksville post office. The show is now a popular New Year’s celebration in the town. Its two Michelin star-rated restaurant is run by chef Dan Barber. The event hosts local chefs and artisans. A popular annual street fair features hand-crafted arts.