Category Archives: Kennebunkport, Maine

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 […]

Top 5 Casual Kennebunkport Maine Restaurants as Recommended by The Captain Lord Mansion

Maine is know for lobsters and lighthouses, so I’ll start my recommendations of the Top 5 casual Kennebunkport Maine restaurants with Mabel’s Lobster Claw.  President George H. W. Bush was known to frequent this restaurant for their lobster, as well as its other seafood offerings. One dish for which Mabel’s is famous is a shrimp […]

Top 5 Romantic Kennebunkport Maine Restaurants as Recommended by The Captain Lord Mansion

Bev and I travel frequently and have rarely been to a destination area like Kennebunkport, Maine where there are so many excellent restaurants. I am starting a series on Kennebunkport’s restaurants because I believe it is important for our guests to know what a wonderful selection the area offers.  I am starting with Kennebunkport’s 5 […]

Have You Seen The Captain Lord Mansion, A Romantic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Reviews On TripAdvisor?

Bev and I are very proud of the fact that The Captain Lord Mansion is the number one bed & breakfast inn listed on TripAdvisor.  We try very hard to listen to feedback from our guests; we attempt to immediately rectify areas of concern that guests bring to our attention.  For example, due to guest […]

Introducing The Captain Lord Mansion “First Saturday Winter Wine Tastings”

Bev and I are pleased to announce our annual “First Saturday Winter Wine Tastings”.  Beginning on Saturday, February 4 we will be having a wine tasting the first Saturday of each month through May.   I met with one of our suppliers today and selected a group of excellent Spanish Wines that we’ll taste in February. […]

Christmas Prelude is Coming to Kennebunkport for the 30th Consecutive Year!

A History of Christmas Prelude It was the early spring of 1982 when Henry Pasco called a meeting of business people for the purpose of discussing ways for the business community to give thanks to the residents of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk for supporting them. Henry suggested a Christmas Festival of some sort to create a […]

Lobster Boats in a Row; What to See When You Visit the Captain Lord Mansion!

Here is a fantastic photograph of lobster boasts in Cape Porpoise Harbor.  The picture was taken by Bob Dennis, a part-time resident and photographer of local scenes.  Bev and I really enjoy venturing out to the Cape with our personal guests.  The harbor, boats, lighthouse, fish pier and historic building all combine for that “quintessential” […]

Have You Seen Goat Island Lighthouse When You Visited the Captain Lord Mansion?

Cape Porpoise is one of the most picturesque sights to enjoy viewing and photographing when visiting the Captain Lord Mansion, a romantic bed & breakfast in Kennebunkport, Maine.  Cape Porpoise is a delightful fishing and lobstering village situated a couple of miles east of the Port.  From the pier in Cape Porpoise you catch a […]

Did You Know That the Captain Lord Mansion, A Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn was built 197 Years Ago in 1814?

 The Captain Lord Mansion: The beginning of the story! Fear gripped the entire New England coastline during the War of 1812. The British had marched on Washington and loosened their anger at having lost the previous war with the colonies, the American Revolution!  The angry British soldiers looted and burned.  Additionally, there was a British blockade of […]