Explore our past at Kennebunkport Historical Society

Kennebunkport has a rich history.  The Kennebunkport Historical Society focuses their attention year around on capturing and storing that history for our visitors to enjoy while on vacation. There are two locations and we recommend you explore both if you have time.  The White Columns is a restored Victorian era home that still retains the original …
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A Celebration of Maine Produce at 50 Local in Kennebunk

Dining at 50 Local in Kennebunk offers a French bistro atmosphere with American flair, and really defines the farm-to-table movement through their commitment to local farms and fisheries. Located on Main Street in Kennebunk, 50 Local is a 10 minute drive from the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast.  The restaurant is owned by local girl …
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Launch! A Martime Festival comes to Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport has an interesting, and diverse, maritime history going back several hundred years.  We’re taking an opportunity to celebrate that in this year’s first ever Launch! A Maritime Festival coming to the Kennebunks the weekend of June 17th, 2016. Kennebunkport and the Southern Coast of Maine have been known for centuries for shipbuilding and fishing.  In …
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Enjoy some of the New England winter in Kennebunkport

I grew up in Colorado and all of my early perceptions of winter in New England are from the television and movies.  They’re pretty romantic images for the most part.  Ice skating on frozen ponds, shushing through fields in a horse drawn sleigh and woods covered in snow with skies so blue and bright, you could …
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