Category: News

2021 Annual Meeting

Dear Kennebunkport Historical Society Members, Please mark your calendars for the Society’s Annual meeting 2021: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 135 North St. Kennebunkport, ME 04046 6:00 PM All participants must wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. A postcard invitation has been mailed to all up-to-date members. Our email list includes members whose memberships may...

September 20, 2021October 7, 2021

August Update from the desk of the Executive Director

Dear Kennebunkport Historical Society Members, It is with humility, gratitude, and excitement that I join the team at the Kennebunkport Historical Society. I appreciate how many of you welcomed me. I look forward to stewarding the mission of preserving Kennebunkport’s history and begin by asking for your support. This year has been challenging for so...

August 1, 2021January 14, 2022

The Kennebunkport Historical Society Announces New Oral History Project

The Kennebunkport Historical Society is pleased to announce an intergenerational video project designed to capture the oral history of Kennebunkport by interviewing its oldest citizens. “We are so excited about this project and all of its possibilities,” shared Kristin Haight, executive director, “by collecting oral histories and connecting with Kennebunkport’s elders, we will be able...

August 1, 2021January 14, 2022

Continuing in Charting a Course for the Future

Kennebunkport Historical Society Selects New Executive Director   For immediate release, the Board of Directors of the Kennebunkport Historical Society have selected their new Executive Director to lead the day to day and operational activities for the society.  Kristin Lewis Haight, a local Kennebunk resident, bringing 30 years professional experience, has accepted the challenge. Haight is...

July 31, 2021February 18, 2022

A Letter to the Members

A Message from the Board of Directors, Kennebunkport Historical Society: July 13, 2021 Dear Members, We are aware that a group of members is planning to meet tonight and wanted to provide you with updated information to alleviate any pressing concern. The e mail sent to Membership on June 29 was intended to share our...

July 13, 2021February 18, 2022

To the KHS Members

At the May 2021, monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Kennebunkport Historical Society, a motion was put forward to sell the Pasco Center, the administrative headquarters of the Historical Society.  The motion to sell Pasco Center was predicated upon a year-long study and discussion by the Directors to determine whether it was in...

June 1, 2021February 18, 2022

Kennebunkport Historical Society awarded Employee Vibrant Community Grant from the Corning Foundation

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (April 29, 2020) – The Corning Incorporated Foundation has made an Employee Vibrant Community Grant of $1,000 to the Kennebunkport Historical Society. Arundel resident Denise Stevens, who works at Corning as a cell culture lab technician, has volunteered for the Society since 2014. Stevens applied for the one-time grant in January. “It would...

April 20, 2021February 18, 2022
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