Month: September 2019

Shipyards in the Village Below the Bridge

Shipbuilding in Kennebunkport and Lower Village was a family affair. Brothers, in-laws, sons, nephews, and grandnephews passed the shipyards above and below the bridge on both sides of the Kennebunk River back and forth from 1840-1958. I can’t always remember the dates of all the famial comings and goings without a visual aid so I’ve...

September 19, 2019May 18, 2023

International Recording Artist Jane Morgan Weintraub Makes Surprise Appearance at Kennebunkport Historical Society Lecture

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (September 11, 2019) – The audience gathered for a Kennebunkport Historical Society (KHS) lecture by Board member Albert Black about The Kennebunkport Playhouse on September 3 was pleasantly surprised by a special guest appearance from international recording artist, actress and KHS member Jane Morgan Weintraub. Mrs. Weintraub’s brother, Robert Currier, founded The Kennebunkport...

September 11, 2019February 18, 2022

Kennebunkport Historical Society Hosts National Archivist David S. Ferriero

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (September 4, 2019) – On August 29 the Kennebunkport Historical Society (KHS) welcomed David S. Ferriero, archivist for the National Archives and Records Administration, to discuss a four-phase project it has undertaken with the Maine Historical Society (MHS) to digitize the KHS’s extensive collections. Ferriero, who is also a member of the Society,...

September 4, 2019February 18, 2022