July 2008 - Captain Lord Mansion

Monthly Archives: July 2008

Sign says: We’re giving the inn a fresh coat.

You may have noticed a sign on our front lawn that seems a little out of character.  Please don’t be alarmed.  It is not a real estate sign!  It is just there to let you know that Jay Binette of Dedicated Painting Services from Arundel, Maine, is spending some time here at 6 Pleasant Street, […]

A little Nookie here at the inn!

Hope that title caught your attention! But it’s just a silly way of introducing a new feature at the inn I’ve been eager to tell you about: The Captain’s Wine Nook. The Captain’s Wine Nook occupies a set of stairs we discovered hidden behind a wall just outside the reception area on the first floor. […]

Golfing with all the president’s men!

Or at least, the president’s caddies. Got a hankering for a round of golf while visiting the Kennebunks? May I suggest the links where the President plays – This semi-private club offers 18 holes of serious, professional-level golf. It is known for many things, including its beauty. The course rambles along the shores of the […]

A letter from a fan!

On July 3, we had a very nice surprise party in our side garden for a friend named Mary who celebrated her 96th birthday with us. Smart, able and still full of all the life God gave her, Mary sent us this letter afterward. I’d like to share it with you now: Dear Bev and […]

Art History Comes Alive at the Inn!

Here’s a new feature I plan to bring you once a month, highlighting a piece of art that graces the walls of the Captain Lord Mansion. Sometimes, perhaps, I’ll feature a local artist whose work we particularly enjoy. Bev and I know that some of you, when you come to visit, really enjoy these exquisite, […]

A Four Diamond tradition continues!

Who wouldn’t want Four Diamonds? Here at the Captain Lord Mansion, we believe it is an extraordinary accomplishment. To travelers, Four Diamonds means AAA (the leader in travel standards with over 50 million members) considers us a lodging establishment that is “upscale in all areas.” What’s more the the Four Diamond Award tells the world […]

Let’s Go Sailing on The Pineapple Ketch!

What is so special about this summer adventure? The Pineapple Ketch, with its red sails is a beautiful sailboat! You’ll have an authentic “Maine Wind-Jammer” experience! Trips on the Pineapple Ketch can be some of the most relaxing and enjoyable times available on the waters off Kennebunkport.  You’ll experience total relaxation! Fortunately, these 2-hour trips […]