Congratulations to Rick and Gail Leiser and the staff of Galyn's in Bar Harbor who celebrated their 33rd year.

Galyn's located at 17 Main Street opened their doors on May 16, 1986. According to their website even thoughGalyn’s was established in 1986, the building dates back to the 1890s when it was constructed as a boarding house for local seafarers. The building has a very colorful past! An illegal speakeasy occupied the downstairs during the prohibition era, and some say there was a gambling casino as well. Original architectural details include window and door trim, and an exceptional pressed tin ceiling. The curved wooden bar was once a teller’s counter at the First National Bank, and the diamond windows came from a Rockefeller estate that was being torn down. The Galley Lounge is constructed with paneled doors and other materials salvaged from local estates.

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