Winter Speaker Series: USS Maine with Charles Lagerbom

The Camden Public Library is kicking off Maritime Month a few days early to welcome historian Charles Lagerbom for his talk about the USS Maine on Tuesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Picker Room and on Zoom. This event is part of the 2024 Speaker Series put on in partnership with the Camden-Rockport Historical Society, as well as […]

Items For Sale

As we approach the end of a century, this new book looks back at over one hundred years of Camden’s and Rockport’s history, with photographs of the people, places, and events which have defined the proud and vibrant communities we know so well today. Author and local resident Barbara Dyer has collected over two hundred […]

Maple Sugar Sunday 2024!

Woman and older man making syrup

It is approaching that time of year! Join us Sunday, March 24th from 12-3 pm for Maine Maple Sunday. Learn about the sap boiling process and indulge in some maple syrup drenched ice cream! Event is free and open to all. Check out our Facebook page for more details.

Winter Speaker Series 2024

The Camden-Rockport Historical Society and the Camden Public Library are welcoming Kate McMahon, Global Slavery Historian at the National Museum of African American History & Culture on Sunday, February 11 at 2:00 PM to the Picker Room at the Camden Public Library. This talk will explore the history of Peterborough, an African American community in […]

Camden-Rockport Historical Society featured on Preservation Oaks podcast!

Preservation Oaks highlights Museums, Cultural and Heritage Institutions, Historical and Genealogical Societies across the United States. Recently the Camden-Rockport Historical Society and towns of Camden and Rockport were highlighted. The President, Heather Moran was interviewed by Sean Radcliff, creator of Preservation Oaks. Have fun and find out more about the Society, the services it offers, […]

Troops at Camden Encampments

Troops at Camden encampment

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.

A Virtual Visit to Our Longest Standing Home

Looking from the kitchen of the 1770’s homestead.

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.

The Jewel of Our Campus, the 1770s Homestead

Front door of homestead

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