October 2008 - Captain Lord Mansion

Monthly Archives: October 2008

Not Too Early to Think About a Maine Holiday Vacation!

Although the holiday shopping season isn't officially underway, it is certainly not to early to think about holiday plans, including a short Maine vacation.  I bring this up because here at The Captain Lord Mansion we have a couple really great specials for the holiday season that go fast.   The first: Did you know that […]

The Long and Dusty Trail

Just thought I’d share with you some pictures of a trail ride Bev and I took this past Saturday from the Equestrian Park in nearby Hollis, Maine. This was an event organized by the Maine Horse Association and it was truly a lot of fun. The sun was bright, the temperatures were crisp and the […]

Beauty Abounds in Maine

Now could quite possibly be the most beautiful time of year in Maine.  True, the bathing-suit, sun-drenched beach days of summer are behind us.  But this time of year, God does something amazing – he becomes an artist. Every fall, the trees here burst with color. The sky becomes an liquid, unmatched blue.  The weather […]

Getting To Know a Little About Our Most Esteemed Residents!

Most of you are aware that the 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush, and his lovely wife Barbara Bush own a beautiful home in Kennebunkport along the rocky coast. This spectacular place is called Walker’s Point and it is the summer home of the Bush family. This awesome piece […]

Shipbuilding Still Thrives in Kennebunkport

In my last post I briefly mentioned the rich shipbuilding history of the Kennebunks. During the first half of the 19th century, Kennebunkport, which is now home to whale-watching ships, lobster boats and pleasure boats, was an industrial landscape where Nathaniel Lord (owner of the Captain Lord Mansion) built his ships. Much of the harbor […]