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 »

Castine Historical Society Announces Plans for 2020 Season

Curator Paige Lilly leads a walking tour around Castine.
June 24, 2020

Castine: The Castine Historical Society is offering residents and visitors to this quintessential Maine coastal village a new way of learning about Castine’s multi-layered history. Starting July 8, the staff and volunteers of the Historical Society will . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society Announces Community-Wide Project:The Castine Covid-19 Collection

An excerpt from the 1918 annual meeting minutes of what is now the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine referencing the quarantine in place due to the 1918-19 influenza epidemic. The record book is part of the UUCC Archives in the Castine Historical Society collection.
April 9, 2020

Are you living in Castine as either a full-time or summer resident? Will you help build an archive of local history during this world-wide pandemic?  The Castine Historical Society is creating the Castine COVID-19 Collection to document the novel coronavirus . . . read more »

Castine Historical Society POSTPONES 2020 House and Garden Tour

One of the beautiful homes in Castine. Photo by Loi Thai.
April 6, 2020

Castine, Maine March 26, 2020 – The Castine Historical Society has announced that it is postponing the Castine House and Garden Tour originally scheduled for July 23, 2020 until July 2021. The decision was made to ensure . . . read more »

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