A Fall Harvest Dinner – The Castine Historical Society Hosts “Friendraiser” Dinner

September 17, 2019

The leaves are beginning to change in Castine, a town known for its beautiful coastal scenery and magnificent historic homes. To celebrate the season, the Castine Historical Society is hosting a Fall Harvest Dinner. The evening will . . . read more »

Castine Exhibit Talk Explores History of Fish and Ships

Curator Paige Lilly leads an exhibit talk about Risky Business: Square-Rigged Ships and Salted Fish
August 19, 2019

Castine, Maine: Join the Castine Historical Society on Tuesday, August 27 at 5:00 p.m. for a free behind-the-scenes exhibit talk to be held at the Abbott School gallery, 17 School Street, Castine. The program delves into the . . . read more »

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

Christopher Timm, Curator of Exhibits for the Maine Maritime Museum
August 6, 2019

Castine, Maine: The Castine Historical Society’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Program will be held on Thursday August 22, at 4 p.m. in the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine at 86 Court Street in Castine. The meeting is . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Received Grants to Paint Historic Abbott School

Castine’s Abbott School painting project completed
August 5, 2019

Castine, Maine: The Castine Historical Society is the caretaker of two historic buildings on Castine’s Town Common. The Abbott School is one of those buildings. The school, which the Society bought in 1994, houses the Society’s permanent . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Presents Lecture on the Importance of the Cotton Trade in Maritime Castine

Speaker Stephen J. Hornsby
July 24, 2019

Castine, Maine: Join the Castine Historical Society on Thursday, August 8 at 7 pm for a talk entitled “Cotton’s Ocean: Castine and the Antebellum Cotton Trade.” Guest speaker, Dr. Stephen J. Hornsby, will focus on the importance . . . read more »

Castine Exhibit Talk Explores History of Fish and Ships

The exhibit Risky Business explores the range of risk factors associated with Castine’s 19th century shipbuilding and trade.
July 16, 2019

Castine, Maine: Join the Castine Historical Society on Tuesday, July 23 at 5:00 p.m. for a free behind-the-scenes exhibit talk to be held at the Abbott School gallery, 17 School Street, Castine. The  program delves into the . . . read more »

Summer in Full Bloom Garden Party Fundraiser for Castine Historical Society

A rare 18th century map of the Penobscot Expedition in Castine will be auctioned off at the Historical Society’s summer fundraiser.
July 12, 2019

Castine: On Monday, July 29 the Castine Historical Society will host their annual summer fundraiser. This year’s theme is Summer in Full Bloom to celebrate the beautiful multi-terraced gardens of the Parson Mason House in Castine where . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Presents the 11th Annual Pulliam Lecture

Speaker and Guest Curator Richard Ames
July 1, 2019

Castine, Maine: Richard M. Ames, guest curator and author will give a free talk on his research into ships built at Castine and their voyages that highlight the people and the risks involved in Castine’s 19 th . . . read more »

McLaughlin Trunk Show to Benefit the Castine Historical Society

July 1, 2019

Castine:  Shop for a cause at the Castine Historical Society Summer Trunk Show featuring the women’s clothing collection of retailer J.McLaughlin. The show will be held on the porch of The Castine Inn, 33 Main Street, Castine . . . read more »

Castine Exhibit Talk Explores History of Fish and Ships

June 14, 2019

Join the Castine Historical Society on Tuesday, June 25 at 5:00 p.m. for a free behind-the-scenes exhibit talk to be held at the Abbott School gallery, 17 School Street, Castine. The program delves into the back-story and . . . read more »

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