Category Archives: Going on now at the Inn

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 3

Great Scott! Captain Nathaniel Lord takes Kennebunkport by storm in the third episode of this local series, centered on the real-life character and namesake of the famous Captain Lord Mansion. In this episode, The Cap’n explores modern shops in Dock Square such as the Copper Candle, takes lunch at Federal Jacks’, and shares a few historical secrets of […]

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 2

What would it be like to wake up in Kennebunkport at the Captain Lord Mansion in 2015 if you came from the year 1813? In this episode, Nathaniel Lord finds some new modern amenities that he’s not too familiar with but seems to very much enjoy. Stay tuned for the next episode! And don’t miss […]

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 1

On an ordinary day in summer 2015, innkeepers Rick & Bev stop at Kennebunk’s Ace Hardware to pick up garden supplies. What happens next is anything but ordinary… View a piece of Kennebunkport history as Captain Nathaniel Lord returns! Follow our YouTube channel for future updates. Come experience our historic and luxurious Kennebunkport bed and […]

Winter Renovations at Our Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast

The Captain Lord Mansion is similar to a bridge, it is never completely renovated.  Each year we schedule redecorating and maintenance in specific rooms in order to keep each guest room feeling freshly decorated and welcoming.  We have scheduled some winter renovations to include: The Captain’s Suite (Merchant) and the Lincoln rooms in the Mansion to be […]

5th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Escape

What is the “Dime for Time” Program? Beginning in January 2014, we again pledged a multiple of dimes per each guest visit to benefit the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research.  We multiply the number of initial guest visits by five and previous guest visits by a factor of ten!  With about 75% of our Captain Lord […]

Bev Davis’ Top 6 Decorating Tips from The Captain Lord Mansion

This Blog is about Bev Davis’ Top 6 decorating tips from the Captain Lord Mansion!  Bev does not have a degree in interior decorating, but she does have a God-given gift plus 36 years experience in decorating both the four guest rooms at Captain’s Garden House as well as the sixteen guest rooms at the Captain […]

Captain Lord Mansion Gardens in Full Bloom!

The Captain Lord Mansion gardens are in full bloom and we think they are more beautiful than ever.  Bev and a young assistant have been working daily watering, weeding and dead-heading each of the many garden areas situated around the inn.  From the welcoming guest walkway at the guest entrance to the “Memory Garden,” to […]

Secrets behind Decorating and Restoring our Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn!

Have you ever wondered how and when we address decorating and restoring our historic bed and breakfast inn?  Every fall Bev makes a thorough check of each room to determine what repairs are needed, what upholstered pieces need upholstering or replaced, where woodwork needs to be painted and also what carpets need to be replaced.  […]

What Are “February is For Lovers” events in Kennebunkport, Maine?

Did you know that “February is for Lovers” in Kennebunkport?  The whole town celebrates the month of lovers with many specials, events and activities.  The Captain Lord Mansion is beginning the month with a complimentary wine tasting for guests on Saturday, February 1st.  One of the highlights of the evening will be tasting “Zin-phomaniac“, a […]

Did You Know that Lionel Train’s Polar Express is at The Captain Lord Mansion?

                                                                                                                                                          The Polar Express by Lionel! Did You Know that Lionel Train’s Polar Express is at The Captain Lord Mansion?  Yes, we have a small tabletop layout featuring this historic train.  Now, we need only to add the North Pole scenery.  The train is so realistic, it smokes and whistles!  We are grateful to the […]