Castine Historical Society Hosts Zoom Lecture on the Women’s Suffrage Movement in Maine

Event speaker Anne Gass
April 14, 2021

The Castine Historical Society is hosting the first in a series of Zoom talks during the 2021 season on Thursday, April 29 at 4:30 p.m. The speaker will be Anne Gass whose talk, “Voting Down the Rose: Maine’s Fight . . . read more »

Growing Up in Castine in Their Own Words: Castine Historical Society Debuts Stories of Christmases Past in Castine

Some of the attendees of the "Castine In-Cider" Zoom event.
February 12, 2021

The Castine Historical Society’s mission is to preserve Castine’s history for the future. Since the Historical Society did not open its exhibits last year, the staff looked for new ways to present Castine’s history for locals and . . . read more »

The Castine Historical Society Hosts Holiday Pop-Up Shop in Compass Rose Books

November 20, 2020

Castine is a great place for holiday shopping this year with vibrant and varied stores downtown and a Shop Local Castine Contest. The Castine Historical Society is joining the excitement with their own Holiday Pop-Up Shop located . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Seeks Guest Curator

October 15, 2020

The Castine Historical Society is seeking a qualified art historian with proven experience to curate and design an exhibition focusing on the Clark Fitz-Gerald archives, along with some borrowed sculpture from community members and Maine museums. In . . . read more »

Town Managers in Their Own Words: Castine Historical Society debuts living histories of four Castine town managers

September 21, 2020

The Castine Historical Society is a place where volunteers can support the institution’s mission while pursuing their own historical interests.  For example, thanks to a group of energetic volunteers, the Historical Society preserves an important series of . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Elects Two Honorary Directors

The Castine Historical Society's Abbott School and Grindle House. Photo by Loi Thai.
September 8, 2020

The Castine Historical Society is pleased to announce the election of two new Honorary Directors, Lynne Dearborn and Ruth Scheer, in recognition of their combined 41 years of outstanding board service. Honorary Directors are former board members . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Welcomes New Board Members

The Castine Historical Society's Abbott School and Grindle House. Photo by Loi Thai.
August 26, 2020

Like many organizations, the Castine Historical Society did not host an in-person Annual Meeting this year. This did not stop the membership of the Historical Society from voting to elect new members of the Board of Directors. . . . read more »

The Castine in a Bag Raffle helps support local businesses and the Castine Historical Society

A sampling of the items available in the raffle.
August 11, 2020

Who wouldn’t want to get a little bit of Castine in a Bag? Since the traditional fundraisers for the Historical Society were postponed this year, the Historical Society is looking for new unique ways to support the . . . read more »

The Castine Historical Society will offer Castine Uncovered Town Common Tours

View of the Town Common. Photo by Loi Thai.
August 4, 2020

The Castine Historical Society is offering a new tour option for residents and visitors to Castine.  Starting August 8, the staff and volunteers of the Historical Society will offer a unique way to tour and learn about . . . read more »

Mystery Backyard Picnics in Castine

July 7, 2020

The Castine Historical Society has come up with a unique new fundraiser for the 2020 season. Buy a mystery picnic pass to one of several exceptional Castine private backyard settings where you will have the view all . . . read more »

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