Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
Housed in five 19th Century buildings, the Brick Store Museum was founded in 1936 to celebrate local history, art and culture in the Kennebunks and its surrounding communities in Southern Maine. It is open year-round with six galleries and rotating exhibitions.
Art, Historic House, Library
Celebrating Maine’s Role in American Art, the Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists.
With 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 10,000 works in the collection, there is always something new on view at the Farnsworth. The museum houses the nation's second-largest collection of works by premier 20th-century sculptor Louise Nevelson. Its Wyeth Center exclusively features works of Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth.
South Paris, Maine
History, Historical Society, Library
A unique granite building, the original 1822 Oxford County Jail, located on historic Paris Hill, Maine. Inside, in addition to a small circulating library that has served this community continuously since 1902, you will find an interesting and varied collection of items, including a growing archival collection, relating to early Paris history.
Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The John Hampden Society was formed in 1992 to honour the 17th centuryEnglish parliamentarian after whom the town of Hampden was named in 1794. In August 1994 eight members of the Society were guests at the Bicentennial Celebrations, and strong links have been forged between Hampden Historical Society and the John Hampden Society.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Science
Welcome to the L.C. Bates Museum of Natural History and Culture where students and adults can explore natural history and Maine history through self-guided visits and programs designed to meet Maine’s Learning Results. Museum exhibits include Maine natural history, Americana, art, archaeology, minerals and ethnology. The museum and its exhibits and outdoor arboretum provide a window into our history, diverse animal and plant life, and Maine environment.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Lovell Historical Society, founded in 1974, collects and preserves historical and genealogical records, property, and artifacts, and encourages and supports interest in, and study of, the history of the town of Lovell.
The Society is located in the historic 1839 Kimball-Stanford House on Route 5 in Lovell (across from the Lake Kezar Country Club). This building is the repository for our museum and research center.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
Gates House ca. 1810; fully furnished home plus marine room with research material artifacts and ship's models, genealogy library, local history.
Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Natural History, Park, Science
Maine Historical Society employs a professional staff of 35. Our one–acre campus, which is open year round, is situated in downtown Portland, across from Monument Square. The Maine Historical Society strives to serve the entire state through its education and outreach programs and through the digital museum, the Maine Memory Network.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Naples Historical Society Museum and Information Center re-opened in June of 2012. The new building was completed in 2012. This building combined the Naples Information Center, The Historical Society Offices, and the Museum.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Naples Museum is a must-see attraction during your visit to Naples. Donations are greatly appreciated and go towards the continued operations of our museum and information center.
Culture, History, Library, Specialized
French-born conductor Pierre Monteux (1875-1964) premiered many masterworks of the last century, including Maurice Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe, Claude Debussy's Jeux, and Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and Petrushka. Monteux enjoyed a long life, spanning a remarkable period in history. Originally trained as a violist, he performed for both Edvard Grieg and Johannes Brahms as a member of the Quatuor Geloso.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library
The Museum's collection of more than 15,000 objects includes decorative and fine arts dating from the 18th century to the present. The heart of the Museum's collection is the State of Maine Collection, which features works by artists such as Winslow Homer, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Louise Nevelson, and Andrew Wyeth. The Museum has the largest European collection in Maine.
Peaks Island, Maine
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military
For four years, the regiment marched, fought, and died side-by-side. After the war, the survivors vowed to maintain the bonds and the friendships they had formed. This Memorial was where those bonds were renewed each year.
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Natural History
For more information about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, his work, influence, family, and childhood home, visit our Longfellow website at www.HWLongfellow.org.