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Valerie Peacock

Valerie Peacock, an education consultant and head of the Eastern Maine Skippers Program from Bar Harbor, ME, speaks about how she came to love the ocean and fishing communities, her background working in the fishing communities of Bar Harbor, and her concern about Maine communities losing a sense of the cultural value of fishing.




Eliza Oldach

project facilitator.

Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Peacock, Valerie Oral History Interview, March 1, 2019, by Eliza Oldach and Natalie Springuel, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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