From Land, to Sea – The Castine Historical Society Hosts “Friendraiser” Dinner

September 25, 2018

Castine, Maine: Castine is a community that celebrates its bountiful harvest from land and sea. With that in mind, the Castine Historical Society is hosting a three-course dinner with two wine courses at The Manor Inn at . . . read more »

Fort George Revolutionary War Encampment September 8-9

August 23, 2018

Castine, Maine: During the weekend of September 8-9, Castine’s Revolutionary War fort will come alive with an encampment hosted by Friends of Castine Fortifications and the 74th Highlanders. The encampment will be open for visitors from 9:00 . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society’s Annual Meeting and Talk Open to All

Author Lee Smith
August 10, 2018

The Castine Historical Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Program will be held on Wednesday August 22, at 4 PM. in the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine at 86 Court Street in Castine. The meeting is free and open . . . read more »

2018 Historical Society Internship on the Maine Coast

2017 Brittany Goetting leads a walking tour.
February 13, 2018

The Castine Historical Society offers an internship opportunity for a graduate student enrolled in a museum studies, public history, archival science or related Master’s degree or Ph.D. program. The internship is full time (35 hours per week) . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Receives Maine Preservation Honor Award

December 1, 2017

The Castine Historical Society has been recognized for its preservation and restoration of a Greek revival house erected in 1850 by Samuel P. Grindle, a ship carpenter. Maine Preservation’s coveted Honor Award recognizes excellence in historic preservation . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Hires New Executive Director

November 14, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Castine Historical Society is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Simpson Lutts as its first Executive Director.  Lutts, who has 35 years of museum experience, began her position in November. . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Seeks Executive Director

June 13, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Castine Historical Society seeks an energetic leader and historian who can share our passion for Castine and its rich history—a leader who is ready to grow and promote the organization as . . . read more »

CHS Receives Award from Yankee Magazine

June 5, 2017

The Castine Historical Society has been recognized with a Yankee Magazine Editor’s Choice Award for Best of New England 2017, winning Best Historical Experience in Maine. According to Yankee Magazine, Though it’s hard to believe that such . . . read more »

CHS Wins Governor’s Conference on Tourism Award

March 24, 2016

The 2016 Originality Award was presented to the Castine Historical Society by Governor Paul LePage and Carolann Ouellette, Director of the Maine Office of Tourism, at Sunday River in Newry, Maine on March 22, 2016. The award . . . read more »

CHS wins DownEast & Acadia Regional Tourism Award

January 1, 2016

The Castine Historical Society is pleased to announce that it is the winner of the first annual DART award for excellence in Marketing and Promotion. The award was given at an awards symposium and luncheon on November . . . read more »

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