Category Archives: Kennebunkport, Maine

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. […]

The Top 4 Things to Do While on a Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport

The top 4 things to do while on a summer vacation in Kennebunkport that we recommend include taking a Lobster Boat Cruise and eating a lobster dinner.  I love finishing dinner with a dessert of home-made Maine blueberry pie. It doesn’t get much better than that! Next, no summertime visit to the Southern Coast of […]

The Top 5 Places for a Tourist to Visit in Kennebunkport

Bev and I have been fortunate to live in Kennebunkport for 34 plus years. Allow us to share our picks for the Top 5 places for a tourist to visit in Kennebunkport. While visiting the Captain Lord Mansion, please allow us to direct you to these picturesque locations.  None is very far from our B&B. […]

The ABC’s of Kennebunkport’s Vacation Activities Revealed!

Considering a vacation to Kennebunkport? Including a visit to the Captain Lord Mansion, an intimate Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast, Kennebunkport offers you a plethora of activities from A to Z to entertain, to educate and to expand your horizons!  Or just come to the Mansion to relax and unwind! Here, the ABC’s of Kennebunkport’s vacation […]

Do you know where the Kennebunkport Historical Society Designer Show House is this Year?

The Kennebunkport Historical Society will be sponsoring a Designer Show House at Rocky Pastures, the former Kenneth Roberts estate in Kennebunkport, from June 22 through July 14, 2012. The house is currently for sale and has been recently updated combining classic features with modern conveniences. All proceeds from the three-week event will benefit preservation projects […]

The Top 5 Kennebunkport Maine Lobster Pounds as Recommended by the Captain Lord Mansion.

This is the fourth installment of my recommendations for the best Kennebunkport restaurants.  This posting is for the Top 5 Kennebunkport Maine Lobster Pounds as recommended by the #1 rated Kennebunkport bed and breakfast by TripAdvisor.  The most famous of Kennebunkport’s lobster pounds is Nunan’s Lobster Hut, founded in 1932.  This is the ultimate lobster […]