November 27th, 2019

Nautical ornaments are among the merchandise for sale at the Castine Historical Society’s downtown Castine Pop-Up Shop.Castine, Maine: Castine is a great place for holiday shopping this year with vibrant and varied stores  downtown. The Castine Historical Society is joining the excitement with their own Holiday Pop-Up Shop located in Compass Rose Books at 3 Main Street.

Compass Rose and the Holiday Pop-Up Shop will open from Saturday, November 30th  – Christmas Eve. Shop hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM-6 PM and Sunday, 9 AM – 2 PM. For those unable to make these hours or who are not in town, items can also be also purchased on-line at and be either shipped or picked up at the Historical Society.

Among the items available for purchase are Castine or nautical-themed clothing, trivets, cutting boards, coasters, Christmas ornaments, and mugs. Another fantastic giving opportunity is purchasing a gift membership to the Castine Historical Society for friends or family.

While the Castine Historical Society exhibits are closed for the 2019 season, the Grindle House offices and research library located at 13 School Street, Castine are open year-round. Researchers are welcome by advance appointment. For more information visit, call 207-326-4118, or email