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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.

2014-2015 Historical Society Events

  • 2014 Summer Harpswell Historical Society Museum hours: Sundays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm from Memorial Day to Columbus Day 
  • 2014- 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 2013: 11:00am; Reading of the Declaration of Independence Town House
  • Annual Meeting at Centennial Hall.  TBD
    Centennial Hall, Route 123 (opposite 929 Harpswell Neck Rd), Harpswell Center

  • October ??, 2014, 6:30; Halloween, Cemetery Tour, old Meeting House, Route 123

  • Dec. ??, 2014 5:30pm; Christmas tree lighting at Centennial Hall: merriment, fellowship and refreshmen

  • Dec. ?? 2014 2:00pm; Vesper Service at the East Harpswell Church

New on our site

  • Links page: Updated and removed broken links
    Newsletters: Added June 2014 newsletter

  • Newsletters: Our current and many of of our previous newsletters have been posted. 2014, 2013, 2012 winter, 2012 summer, 2011, 2009, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1999, 1998

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

The story of Harpswell's Old Meeting House

A History of Harpswell, Maine
by Richard R. Wescott

You can get a copy of
A History of Harpswell, Maine
by Richard R. Wescot
t
by sending $17.00 (15.00 + 2.00)
payable to Harpswell Historical Society to

Ed Phinney
21 Otter Brook Rd
Harpswell, ME 04079
 

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