June 13th, 2023

Castine, Maine: The Castine Historical Society invites the public to its free annual Open House Reception on Saturday, June 24 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.  This early evening reception is a great way to view the Historical Society’s 2023 exhibits including Clark Fitz-Gerald: Castine’s Celebrated Sculptor-in-Residence. The event is also a good chance to meet old and new friends and enjoy light refreshments. No reservations are required to attend.

The Castine Historical Society makes Castine history accessible, relevant, and inspiring to all. The Historical Society preserves local history and hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions as well as lectures, educational events, and town walking tours. Exhibits are on display in the Abbott School gallery at 17 School Street, Castine. The Grindle House offices and research library are located at 13 School Street, Castine.

The Historical Society exhibits are free and open from June 5 – September 4, Monday – Saturday, 10 – 4; Sunday, 1-4. Fall hours are September 8 – October 9, Friday, Saturday, Monday, 10 – 4; Sunday, 1-4. Free one-hour walking tours of Castine are offered Friday, Saturday, and Monday at 10:00 beginning June 23. For further information about exhibits, events, and the Historical Society visit castinehistoricalsociety.org, call 207-326-4118, or email info@castinehistoricalsociety.org.