Castine Historical Society
Serving as a window into Castine's extraordinary past
The Castine Historical Society, located in the 1859 Abbott School and 1850 Grindle House on the town common, serves as a window into Castine’s extraordinary past. Through its permanent and changing exhibitions, lectures, town walking tours, and historic reenactments, the Historical Society reveals the historic treasures and stories still present throughout the town. Exhibitions are open early June – Columbus Day. The Grindle House is open year-round by appointment for researchers wishing to access the Society’s vast collection of photographs, documents, artifacts, maps, essays, research notes, books, publications and paintings related to Castine and the Bagaduce River area. For more information or open hours visit our website.