Category Archives: Rick and Bev want you to know…

When is Harvest on the Harbor?

Are you looking for an fun activity while you are staying at the Captain Lord Mansion in late October?  Bev and I highly recommend that you consider attending this terrific event.  Harvest on the Harbor is held in Portland, which is only a short 30 minute drive north of our intimate Maine Coast Bed & […]

2014 “First Saturday” Wine Tastings

We are pleased to announce our 2014 “First Saturday” Wine Tastings. And Added Incentives! Beginning Saturday, January 4, 2014 our romantic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast will host complimentary travels around the globe tasting superb vintages from selected vintners.  This year we have several added incentives to attend; each couple who attends one of our “First […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 5

1972 – 1978 As I continues to recall the Captain Lord Mansion History, I’ll share about how in April 1972 a young Jim Throumoulos of Biddeford, Maine acquired the Captain Lord Mansion.  His plan was to convert the building to office condominiums.  Ugh!  However, Kennebunkport had passed its first zoning ordinance in March of that […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 4

1900 – 1972 In this edition of the Captain Lord Mansion History, I will cover the years after Charles Clark’s ownership of the Mansion.  Charles P. Clark died in Nice, France in 1901.  After his death, the house always passed on to daughters in the family.  In fact, Charles P. Clark’s daughter Susan and her […]

More Kennebunkport Vacation Activities Revealed!

In this Blog we’ll reveal more Kennebunkport vacation activities.  Let us share with you several of our choices for the top relatively unknown 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 […]

What are the Kennebunkport Area Golf Courses?

Let me share with you the choices you have for playing Kennebunkport area golf courses. The most famous one is the Cape Arundel Golf Course which is located a short distance from the Captain Lord Mansion.  This is the course which is a favorite of President George H.W. Bush.   It is a rolling links-type […]

Where Can You Find a Fairy Garden in Kennebunkport?

Where Can You Find a Fairy Garden in Kennebunkport?  You may discover a “Fairy Garden” at the Captain Lord Mansion; it is located amongst the flowers and shrubs which border the garden waterfall.  Imagine the fairies frolicking and splashing about in the cool refreshing streams of water falling over the pebbles and rocks.  Find little […]

Do You Know Some More of the Best Choices for Kennebunkport Shopping?

Shopping in Dock Square, Kennebunkport is always a pleasure because of the many distinctive shops located there. The Dock Square is within a short walking distance of the Captain Lord Mansion. This delightful shopping haven is only three tenths of a mile from our intimate Maine Coast bed & breakfast inn.  Since we have been […]

What Were The Captain Lord Mansion 2013 Winter Renovations?

What is new for 2013 at The Captain Lord Mansion, A Romantic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn?  We have been very active making small and large changes to a number of the rooms in order to make each even more enjoyable than before.  Let us share with you our winter renovations and redecorating! We went […]

Have You Visited The Gift Shop at the Captain Lord Mansion?

The gift shop at the Captain Lord Mansion; have you checked it out?  Each January, Bev and I make a trip to Atlanta to make purchases for the shop at the Atlanta Gift Mart.  The Gift Mart consists of 3 multi-floor buildings chock full of every kind of merchandise you can imagine.  That is where […]