Category Archives: Kennebunkport, Maine

Mid-Week “Shopper’s Survival” Package at The Captain Lord Mansion

Kennebunkport offers you many fine shops where you might find exceptional gifts for your loved ones.  Now, the Captain Lord Mansion is offering its’ annual “Mid-Week Shopper’s Survival” Package.  This package is for a select group of our “Classic Rooms” and includes: Discount Coupons to Local Shops Discount Coupons to nearby Factory Outlets Discount Coupons […]

Captain Lord Mansion Breakfast Recipe : French Breakfast Puffs

This Captain Lord Mansion breakfast recipe is rated by guests as their favorite breakfast item. These French Breakfast Puffs are truly decadent and they are not for those on a diet! Oven Temp, Preheat to 350 Baking Time: 15 minutes Lightly greased muffin tin (12) Combine these ingredients in a bowl into a a pastry […]

Veteran’s Day Off Season Package

Veteran’s Day Off-Season Package The Historic Inns of Kennebunkport (HIK) celebrate Veteran’s Day by hosting a historic scavenger hunt and cocktail reception on November 10, 2012 for guests staying at any of the HIK member inns. This Veteran’s Day Off Season Package includes a  scavenger hunt which will take guests to each of the HIK […]

Captain Lord Mansion Breakfast Recipe : Zucchini Bread

With the fall harvest and holidays upon us we thought we might share Bev’s delicious Zucchini Bread recipe. It makes an excellent holiday gift. Also, it is great item for your own fall breakfasts! Your innkeeper, Rick Litchfield Captain Lord Mansion Breakfast Recipe: Zucchini Bread Oven Temperature: 350 Baking Time: 1 Hour Makes 4 Loaves […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 3

Captain Lord Mansion’s rich history continues as I record the changes made during the ownership of Charles P. Clark, wealthy railroad magnate and third generation owner of the estate. In 1898 Charles funded extensive renovations to the “Mansion”.  The Friday, April 15, 1898 edition of the Eastern Star, a local newspaper of the period, reported […]

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 […]

Did you know that The University of New England is located not far from The Captain Lord Mansion?

Bev and I would like to introduce you to the University of New England; it is an independent, coeducational university with two distinctive campuses which are located in two different Maine coastal cities. The Biddeford Campus  is located on Route 9, in Biddeford, Maine. The campus has a beautiful ocean-front site where the Saco River […]

A Kennebunkport Vacation, The Top 7 Secret Places to Visit!

Let us share with you our choices for the top 7 secret places to visit on a Kennebunkport vacation.  Many guests who visit the area just see Dock Square, Ocean Avenue, a beach, the Bush compound, eat some lobster at a local restaurant and leave.  They often miss these out-of-the -way sights.  We’ll share some […]

Five of The Captain Lord Mansion’s Favorite Dock Square Shops

We have been residents and business owners of the Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport for 34 years. We have seen many of the shops in Dock Square come and go.  However, there are a few that have provided excellent shopping opportunities for many years. They have been the stalwarts of the Dock Square business community. […]

The Kennebunkport Designer Show House Opens This Saturday!

The Kennebunkport Designer Show House opens this Saturday!  The Kennebunkport Historical Society will be sponsoring a Designer Show House at Rocky Pastures, the former Kenneth Roberts estate in Kennebunkport, from Saturday, June 23 through Saturday, July 14, 2012. The house is currently for sale and has been recently updated combining classic features with modern conveniences. […]