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History Regarding a Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast

This is a delightful picture of our daughter Dana and her husband Eric sharing their cake on their wedding day here at the Captain Lord Mansion.  Their small wedding ceremony was performed at the Kennebunkport Village Baptist Church, after which their reception was held in the Mansion Carriage House.  The wedding took place on Labor Day weekend, […]

Historical Family Memories :: Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn

Painting called “Treasured Memories” by Dennis Perrin For Charles Clark and his family, summers in Maine were a time of joyous family gatherings and celebrations.  One such event is reported in the Saturday, July 16, 1887 edition of The Wave, another local newspaper of the period.  It tells us that “Mr. Charles P. Clark, President […]

Charles P. Clark’s Renovations :: Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn

Old Staircase at the entrance to the Bed & Breakfast Office We believe it is fortunate that Charles decided to restrict his major alterations to the rear portion of the “mansion” and pretty much leave the front section alone, because much of the original 1812 architectural details still exist in that section of the building.  For example, there is […]

Major Structural Renovation :: Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast

The Captain Lord Mansion before Charles Clark’s 1898 Renovations It appears that Daniel moved from Kennebunkport to Malden, Massachusetts sometime between 1840 and 1850.  Then, his sister Susan (Lord) and her husband Peter Clark became owners of record and resided in the home for some period of time in the mid 1800’s. As far as can be […]

Captain Lord Mansion :: Remodeled Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast

The Captain Lord Mansion circa mid to late 1800’s After Nathaniel’s death in 1815, The Mansion continued to be his wife Phebe Lord’s home throughout her life.  Widowed at an early age, she never remarried.  Did the burden of raising their nine children keep her focused away from romantic inclinations?  One might think so!  Her oldest […]

Captain Lord Mansion :: Historic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn

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 […]

The Franciscan Monastery in Kennebunkport :: Maine Tourist Activities

This is an aerial view of the Franciscan Monastery grounds.  From the spring through the fall, there are some easy walking trails that border the Kennebunk River and provide nice scenic views of the river.  Also, the sloping lawns and gardens around the monastery building itself are quite nice for ambling and relaxing.  The monastery is open […]

Have You Seen The Gardens at The Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport?

  Bev has been planting, weeding and mulching the gardens at the Captain Lord Mansion for several weeks.  The recent rain has been a blessing; it allowed the newly palnted flowers to take root and get really settled into the flower beds.  Everything is looking colorful in the inn's many flower beds which border the Mansion's lush green lawns.  […]

“Wedding Cake” House in Kennebunk, Maine

The Wedding Cake House located in Kennebunk, Maine The “Wedding Cake” name was applied to the house due to its wedding cake-like appearance. Legend developed that the busy Bourne, a sea captain, had done the carpentry work to atone for not having taken his bride, Jane, on a proper honeymoon. This was not the case. […]

Captain Lord Mansion’s Dogs – Nate and Toby :: Maine Tourist Activities

Nate and Toby wait patiently on the side lawn of the Captain Lord Mansion to warmly greet you upon your arrival at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast inn.  We thought it would be a neat idea to have guests this season take their picture with these two fellows and then we’ll put the pictures on our company […]