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.
Culture, History, Historical Society
This special exhibit is made possible by your membership and generous donations, with additional support from Edge of Maine Art and Framing , Stone Mountain Arts Center and the Keith Henney History Fund. The exhibit is printed on large panels designed and printed at the Edge of Maine Gallery in Brownfield.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Military, Park
Four building housing artifacts of Caribou Maine plus a walking trail through a lightly forested area.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Castine Historical Society, located in the Abbott School and Samuel P. Grindle House on the town common, is a 501(c)3 organization that serves as a window into Castine’s extraordinary past. Our permanent and summer exhibitions, lectures, house and garden tours and historic reenactments would not occur without the energy and dedication of our many volunteers and members.
Archaeology, Art, Cemetery, Culture, General, Historical Society, Military
The Town of Gouldsboro Historical Society is devoted to researching, collecting, and preserving the Town's historical material, and educating citizens about the history of our Town and region. The Society serves the community by operating the Old Town House Museum and the Blance Archive, by cooperating with schools, libraries, and local organizations, and by offering numerous events to inform and entertain the public.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
For many years the collection was housed on the top floor of Stimson Memorial Hall on Shaker Road, Gray. In 1978 the move was made to the second floor of Pennell Institute, where it remained until 2009. The collection was then moved to the current location in the old fire barn on Main Street.
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, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
The museum is mentioned on the local tourist map, on the Duck Tours and sometimes during the scenic trolley and cruise-related rides. It is easy to find. We are located on the Portland Metro Bus Route 1, near Avon Street, on Congress Street. The Amtrak train from Boston arrives less than a mile from the museum, as do the major bus lines. It is a short cab ride from the train or bus stations. We are right off I-95, then off I-295, for those driving.
Blue Hill, Maine
Culture, Historic House, Specialized
Parson Jonathan Fisher was the Congregational minister from 1794 to 1837 in the small village of Blue Hill, Maine. Although his primary duties as a country parson engaged much of his time, Fisher was also a farmer, scientist, mathematician, surveyer, and writer of prose and poetry.
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.
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.
South Portland, Maine
Culture, History, Military, Specialized
Through authentic artifacts, displayed in a variety of formats throughout the museum, viewers can bear witness to the experiences and sacrifices of past members of our Armed Forces.
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.
Archaeology, Culture, General, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
Our Old Town House Museum is in the Old Town House on Rt 1. The building was given to us by the citizens of the Town of Gouldsboro. It was Gouldsboro's second Town House, built in 1884 after its predecessor burned. It was used for Town Meetings and elections from then until 1983.
Culture, History, Historical Society
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.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Currans farmed the land during the 19th century and were among the sturdiest of a strong breed of farmers who settled on the rocky New England hillsides.