September 2008 - Captain Lord Mansion

Monthly Archives: September 2008

I am “Nott” kidding – you must visit this place!

It was the mid 1800s when wealthy sea merchant Charles Perkins built a beautiful Victorian home at the top of what would become the beloved Kennebunkport we know today. From his  perch, Mr. Perkins could watch the harbor and keep an eye on his ships coming in and out of port. As time passed, so […]

Where in the World is ‘Taint Town”?

Here’s a hint: It ain’t Kennebunk. And it ain’t Kennebunkport. But you won’t find ‘Taint Town on a map anywhere. The only way to find it is to ask a local how to get there. Those who’ve been around a while will tell you ”Taint Town is the place where the lines of the two […]

Where are they now? Dana is …..

In my last post, I wrote about the painting Anniversary Celebration, one that is very near and dear to our hearts, because of some of the familiar characters in it. One of those characters is Dana (in that Anniversary Celebration painting (seen here running with Aggie the cat) the oldest of our two beautiful daughters. […]

Romance Blooms in Horse-Drawn Carriages in Kennebunkport!

Did you know, you don't have to go all the way to New York City to take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride?  No, you just have to go down the hill from The Captain Lord Mansion to Ocean Avenue. That's where Red or Charlie, the big Belgian horses usually wait to take visitors to Kennebunkport […]