Harpswell Historical Society

Incorporated 1979

929 Harpswell Neck Road
Harpswell, Maine  04079

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.

Table of Contents

Historic Park 
and Museum

Links to 
related sites


   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 833dash6322 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.

2016-2023 Historical Society Events        

  • 2023 Harpswell Days, Saturday, October 14
    For more information Go To https://hhltmaine.org/event/harpswell-day/

  • 2023 Summer Harpswell Historical Society Museum hours: Sundays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm from Memorial Day to Columbus Day 

         2021 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 2023: 11:00am; Reading of the Declaration of Independence Town House

         October 23, 2019 at 7:00PM at the Old Town Meeting House: Annual Meeting with David Hackett

         October  2019  There will be no celebration of Halloween with us at the old Harpswell Town House and Cemetery on Harpswell Neck Road.

         Dec. 7, 2019; 5:30pm; Christmas tree lighting at Centennial Hall: merriment, fellowship and refreshment

      ;There will be no Vesper Service at the East Harpswell Church this year.

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 207-833dash6322