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The Boothbay Region Historical Society is located at the 1874 home of Elizabeth F. Reed and its grounds, Fullerton Park.  Browse six rooms of artifacts, photographs, maps, and memorabilia.  Our collections of town records, local newspapers, family histories, account books, and more are available for those wishing to delve into our colonial and coastal heritage.  Whether you visit in search of family roots, or simply enjoy learning about local history, we invite you to enjoy a local treasure!

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  • Civil War Exhibit

    Civil War Exhibit

    “Boothbay Goes to War, 1861-1865,” illustrates the community’s participation in the Civil War effort and the effect on those who joined the Maine units.

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Exhibits

  • Exhibits

    Exhibits

    Browse the hallways and living areas of the Reed House, viewing displays of artifacts and photographs ranging from Indian artifacts and colonial housewares to tools used in local industries over the past 300 years.

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  • Historical maps and photographs, books and monographs on local history, collectible postcards, gift items, and more. Find the perfect addition to your collection.

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