Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 2

Last month I shared the beginning history of the Captain Lord Mansion. This is the second installment. We hope you enjoy the historical details. Please email me at innkeeper@captainlord.com if you have any questions regarding this history. 1815 – 1900  The Middle Years: The Mansion continued to be Phebe Lord’s home throughout her life.  Widowed
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The Captain Lord Mansion, The Beginning! Monthly History Blog

1776-1815; The Captain Lord Mansion, The Beginning: Fear gripped the entire New England coastline during the War of 1812. The British marched on Washington and loosened their anger at having lost the previous war with the colonies.  They looted and burned.  There was a British blockade of all commerce and meaningful threats to burn all
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History of Romantic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast

Bev and I began searching for a business during the spring of 1977. At the time we were living in Schenectady, NY.  Bev was a successful advertising executive with McDonald’s, but she was being moved every 18 months as the company was promoting her up the corporate ladder.  I was an advertising executive with a
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Historical Family Memories :: Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn

Painting called “Treasured Memories” by Dennis Perrin For Charles Clark and his family, summers in Maine were a time of joyous family gatherings and celebrations.  One such event is reported in the Saturday, July 16, 1887 edition of The Wave, another local newspaper of the period.  It tells us that “Mr. Charles P. Clark, President
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Charles P. Clark’s Renovations :: Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn

Old Staircase at the entrance to the Bed & Breakfast Office We believe it is fortunate that Charles decided to restrict his major alterations to the rear portion of the “mansion” and pretty much leave the front section alone, because much of the original 1812 architectural details still exist in that section of the building.  For example, there is
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