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Did You Know That the Last Major Structural Renovation of Captain Lord Mansion, a Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn was completed by Charles P. Clark, Nathaniel’s Grandson-in-Law?

 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 […]

Did You Know That the Captain Lord Mansion, a Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn was Remodelled in the Early 1800′s by Daniel W. Lord, Nathaniel’s Oldest Son?

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 […]

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 […]

Did You Know that The Franciscan Monastery in Kennebunkport Has Beautiful Grounds for Walking?

 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.  […]

Have you seen the “Wedding Cake” House in Kennebunk on the Way to Kennebunkport?

 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. […]

Have You Had Your Picture taken with the Captain Lord Mansion’s Dogs, Nate and Toby?

 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 […]

What Are the ABCs of a 2011 Kennebunkport Summer Vacation?

  A 2011 Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport and our Bed and Breakfast offers you even more activities to entertain, educate and expand your horizons!  Or to just have fun and relax! Activities include Art Galleries, Antiquing  Beaches, Bicycling Canoeing, Carriage Rides, Day Trips Engagements Fishing Charters Golf History , Hiking Interesting & Joyful Sights Kyaking Lighthouses,  Lobsters,  […]

Did You Know That Kennebunkport Ranked 9th in The U.S. For Summer Vacations?

 The Kennebunks made number 9!  10. Huntington Beach, California9. Kennebunkport, MaineThe old-time fishing village of Kennebunkport is like a Currier and Ives print come to life (it's also the summer retreat of choice for George H.W. Bush). You can work on a lobster boat, fly-fish, or kayak past whimsical formations like Blowing Cave and Spouting […]

What Was The Menu at Kennebunkport’s Captain Lord Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn Last New Year’s Eve?

  CAPTAIN LORD MANSION A Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast Inn  NEW YEARS 2010 Menu       PASSED TAPAS PORTIONS Lobster Bisque in Demi Tasse cups Hand Crafted Caesar Salad  Port flavored Thai Spring Rolls in Rice Paper  Tenderloin of Beef with Wild Mushrooms  Broiled New Zeeland Rack of Lamb  Broiled Scallop on a bed of […]