CASTINE — Winners of the 2016 Maine Governor’s Conference on Tourism Awards were announced during the annual conference held March 22 at Sunday River Resort in Newry. The 2016 Originality Award was presented to the Castine Historical Society. “The extraordinary achievement of the Castine… Read More
    CASTINE — Castine Historical Society announced it is offering one internship opportunity for a graduate student enrolled in a museum studies, public history, archival studies or related master’s degree or doctoral. program. The internship is full time (35 hours per week) for 10 weeks in the spring or… Read More
    CASTINE, Maine — Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor will deliver the sixth annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Delano Auditorium on the campus of Maine Maritime Academy. Taylor’s appearance is in connection with Castine Historical Society’s summer exhibition highlighting the… Read More
    Castine, Maine — The Castine Historical Society will sponsor an art show and sale beginning with an opening reception on Friday, August 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. The show and sale will continue on Saturday, August 17 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. and on Sunday, August… Read More
    Castine, Maine — Michael C. Quinn, CEO and President of the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, will speak on “Life with George Washington, James Madison, and the American Revolution” at 7:30 pm on Thursday, August 8. Presented by the Castine Historical Society, the lecture will… Read More
    Join the Castine Board of Selectmen and the Castine Historical Society for a community discussion of Castine’s history, looking at the question of whether Castine is really the oldest community in New England. The meeting will be from 3:30 to 5:00 at Castine’s Emerson Hall. Read More
    COMMUNITY MEETING ON CASTINE HISTORY ANNOUNCED Castine, Maine – Is Castine really “The Oldest Settlement in New England”? That question will be the focus of discussion at a special community meeting sponsored by the Castine Historical Society and the Town of Castine Select Board. The event… Read More
    CASTINE, Maine — The Castine Historical Society will show objects and documents recently added to its collections from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at a meeting open to members and the general public. A wide variety of intriguing items including letters, quilts, maps, artwork,… Read More
    While Castine’s public library will continue to maintain its Castine Collection of rare books, newspapers and town records (on microfilm), it is now turning over most of its manuscripts, photographs, drawings and diaries to two other organizations in town dedicated to preserving archives and artifacts. The Witherle Memorial… Read More
    Castine, Maine – The Castine Historical Society will hold its 2012 Annual Meeting on Friday, August 24 at 7:30pm in the Mitchell Room on the lower level of the Society’s Abbott School on the Castine town common. Following a brief business meeting, the evening’s program includes the screening… Read More
    The Castine Historical Society will celebrate the opening of its 2012 seasonal exhibit, “Schooner Bowdoin on the Greenland Patrol”, co-sponsored with Maine Maritime Academy, with a public reception on Sunday, June 24 from 4-6pm at the CHS Abbott School location on Castine’s town common. Free admission, open to… Read More
    CASTINE, Maine — The Castine Historical Society will open for the season with a celebration of the 2012 summer exhibit,” Schooner Bowdoin on the Greenland Patrol.” The exhibit, co-sponsored with Maine Maritime Academy, highlights the WWII service of the historic Arctic sailing vessel. The reception is free and… Read More