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Castine Historical Society Fundraiser on Nautilus Island

Photo:  Scene from the Castine Historical Society’s Nautilus Island cocktail reception fundraiser.


Castine- Over 100 guests attended the Castine Historical Society’s summer fundraiser held on Nautilus Island on July 31st.. Attendees enjoyed an evening of cocktails and refreshments catered by Markel’s Bakehouse. The event was hosted by Stephanie and Jim Huger. Thanks go to Maine Maritime Academy for providing island transportation.

The evening was in celebration of the Castine Historical Society’s current exhibit, “Castine’s Devoted Women: Social Change and Public Service.” Nautilus Island was the home of Ellenore Doudiet who is among the featured women in this year’s exhibit sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank.

The Castine Historical Society serves as a window into Castine’s extraordinary past. The Society preserves local history and hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions, lectures, town walking tours, house and garden tours, and historic reenactments. Exhibits are located in the Abbott School gallery at 17 School Street, Castine. The Grindle House offices and research library located at 13 School Street, Castine are open year-round and researchers are welcome by appointment.


The Historical Society is open daily from June 11 – September 3, Monday – Saturday, 10-4; Sunday, 1-4. Fall hours are September 8 – October 8, Friday, Saturday, Monday, 10-4; Sunday, 1-4. For more information visit, call 207-326-4118, or email [email protected].

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