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!


New Exhibit

Uniforms worn by community members as they participated in local activities: Harry Pinkham’s community band uniform, Olive McKay Wright’s nursing school cape from St. Andrews Hospital in the 1930s, and an early Knights of Pythias uniform worn by Charles Thomas Orne of West Boothbay Harbor. This exhibit will be on display until next spring.



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    Whether you are new to the area or have roots reaching back to the early settlers, we invite you to become a society member. Join us as we maintain and share the history of the people, places, and industries that have built this region. Please click the link above for more information.

  • Exhibits


    The historical society museum is located in the 1874 home of Elizabeth F. Reed and its grounds, Fullerton Park. Display rooms throughout the house contain artifacts and memorabilia that reflect the region’s prehistoric and 300-year-old coastal heritage.

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