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!



We now accept credit card payments for donations and for memberships!  You can donate by clicking the button below and you can join on our membership page.

Visit our new Events Page, click here.

THANK YOU to our generous bidders and our generous donors who made this year’s Silent Auction a huge success! 

Thank you to donors Moxie, Inc., The Village Store, Robinson’s Wharf & Tugs Pub, Hammond Lumber, The Cutting Edge, Kaler’s Restaurant, Grover’s Hardware, Boothbay House of Pizza, Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop, Merry Auld Market & Tea Co., Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters, Sea Glass Spa, Caper’s Deli, Janson’s Clothing, A Silver Lining, Burke’s Island Farm, Yoga Firm Studio, Eventide Specialties, East Boothbay General Store, Trevett Country Store, Hodgdon Yacht Services, Hawke Motors, Hannaford Supermarkets, Coastal Maine Popcorn Co., Boothbay Harbor Framers, and the many friends of the society who have donated.

  • Happening Now

    Become a Member

    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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