Category Archives: Travel

Where is the New Brewpub located near Kennebunkport?

Dick Varano and his wife Sherri have opened a new restaurant in Wells, Maine.  It is a great new brewpub called Fire and Brew. The restaurant is offering specialty crafted beers on tap as well as a nice selection of small plates.  Fire and Brew is located on Mile Road in Wells, Maine which is […]

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 […]

Kennebunkport 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 the many […]

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 […]

Captain Lord Mansion Innkeeper’s 35th Anniversary Celebration, Come Join Us!

Anniversary celebrations should be about food, friends, fun and fellowship. That is exactly what we have planned for the Captain Lord Mansion Innkeeper’s 35th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, June 15, 2013!  Come join us for good food, lots of fun and fellowship with great friends.  Saturday evening, from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm, Bev and […]

Captain Lord Mansion Innkeepers Celebrate 35 Years!

Bev Davis and husband Rick Litchfield are celebrating their 35th Anniversary as keepers of the inn!  35 years ago, as a young couple fresh from the corporate world of advertising, they closed on their purchase of the Captain Lord Mansion on June 15th, 1978.  Bev was a Regional Advertising Manager for McDonald’s Corporation, employed in […]

After Dinner Fun at The Captain Lord Mansion!

Choco Noir dessert wine for our Bed & Breakfast guests! Last year we began serving  “Choco Noir”, a delicious chocolate flavored dessert wine for our Bed & Breakfast guests’ enjoyment as they return from dinner.  At the Captain Lord Mansion, a delightful Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast inn, we are always looking for ways to enhance […]