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Become a Camden-Rockport Historical Society member or donate to the maintenance fund used to preserve the homestead, sugar shack, barn, and blacksmith shop.

News & Events
Troops at Camden encampment
Troops at Camden Encampments
July 12, 2022
All encampments will be from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will be held at the Camden-Rockport Historical Society’s Thorndike House. The Troops at Camden is a volunteer group working exclusively with the CRHS as historical interpreters.
Looking from the kitchen of the 1770’s homestead.
A Virtual Visit to Our Longest Standing Home
November 25, 2020
Thanks to the generosity of the Camden Real Estate Company, you can now experience the 1770’s Homestead like never before in a virtual tour that will make you feel like you’re right inside the house.
Front door of homestead
The Jewel of Our Campus, the 1770s Homestead
May 9, 2020
The jewel of our campus is the 1770s Homestead. The Homestead will be open to the public this Saturday, July 10, 2020 from 10-4, as well as the following dates through the season: August 14, 2020 September 14, 2020 (TENTATIVE) October 9, 2020
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Camden-Rockport Historical Society

Camden-Rockport Historical Society

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The Camden-Rockport Historical Society is an organization dedicated to the preservation of the historical legacy of Camden and Rockport, Maine.

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4 weeks ago
For sale $20: a limited number of Whos Who at Mountain View by the late Camden historian Barbara Dyer.  This is her first book of stories of townspeople buried in Camdens oldest cemetery (1806).

All proceeds benefit the Historical Societys homestead roof repair. https://py.pl/2HY8v8Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

For sale $20: a limited number of "Who’s Who at Mountain View" by the late Camden historian Barbara Dyer. This is her first book of stories of townspeople buried in Camden’s oldest cemetery (1806).

All proceeds benefit the Historical Society’s homestead roof repair. py.pl/2HY8v8
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1 month ago

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This is a great book. My 3rd Great Grandfather is Williston Grinnell, listed on page 77.

My x5 great grand mother Antoinette Fales is there along with her brother and his family. Rev W H Washburn.

My grandparents and great grandparents are buried there. Not famous but loved 😊