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Harpswell Historical Society

Incorporated 1979

929 Harpswell Neck Road
Harpswell, Maine  04079
harpshistory@gmail.com

The Harpswell Historical Society is dedicated to the discovery, identification, collection, preservation, interpretation, and dissemination of materials relating to the history of Harpswell and its people.
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   Welcome to the Web Pages of the Harpswell, Maine Historical Society. We hope you find these pages helpful and informative in your search for information in the Casco Bay area. At this time we do not have regular hours established for research of either Harpswell history or genealogy. An appointment may be made through David Hackett 833-6322 for weekend use of the facilities during the summer months.

If you would like to receive notices and information about our activities, including the newsletter, send a message to
harpshistory@gmail.com

The public is welcome at ALL Events.

2016-2017 Historical Society Events

  • Oct 1, 2016

Harpswell Day: A Celebration of Traditional Handcrafts and Subsistence Skills

Join Harpswell Historical Society and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust for a celebration of traditional handcrafts and subsistence skills. Saturday, Oct. 1 from 12-4 p.m., rain or shine, at the Harpswell Historical Society, 929 Harpswell Neck Road. For all ages, there will be many things to see, do and learn about during this free event celebrating Harpswell.
Learn more

 

  • 2016 Summer Harpswell Historical Society Museum hours: Sundays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm from Memorial Day to Columbus Day 
  • 2016 Town Office Cemetery Tour: Dave Hackett will lead a tour of this cemetery at 1:00 pm on the first Sunday of  August
  • July 4th 2016: 11:00am; Reading of the Declaration of Independence Town House
  • Annual Meeting at Bailey Island Library.  October 2015

  • Dec. 5, 2015; 5:30pm; Christmas tree lighting at Centennial Hall: merriment, fellowship and refreshment

  • Not 2015 2:00pm; Vesper Service at the East Harpswell Church

New on our site

Pen and Ink drawing of the Old Harpswell Meeting House
by Forest Orr.    

The story of Harpswell's Old Meeting House

Centennial Hall is available for special events, such as weddings. For more information, contact Dave Hackett 207-833-6322