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
The public is welcome at ALL Events.
2016-2018 Historical Society Events
- October 29, 2016 6:30 Come celebrate Halloween with
us at the old Harpswell Town House and Cemetery on Harpswell Neck
Road. Meet some eerie town characters.
- Oct 1, 2016
Harpswell Day: A Celebration of Traditional Handcrafts and Subsistence
Join Harpswell Historical Society and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust for
a celebration of traditional handcrafts and subsistence skills.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 1016 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
- 2017 Summer Harpswell Historical Society Museum hours:
Sundays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm from Memorial Day to Columbus Day
- 2017 Town Office Cemetery Tour:
Dave Hackett will lead a tour of this cemetery at 1:00 pm on the first
Sunday of June, July and August
- July 4th 2017: 11:00am; Reading of the Declaration
of Independence Town
2015 Annual Meeting
at Bailey Island Library.
Dec. 3, 2016;
Christmas tree lighting
at Centennial Hall: merriment, fellowship and refreshment
Dec 18, 2016 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.
Centennial Hall is available
for special events, such as weddings. For more information,
contact Dave Hackett 207-833-6322