Tag Archives: Kennebunkport lodging

Captain Lord Mansion Breakfast Recipe : Zucchini Bread

With the fall harvest and holidays upon us we thought we might share Bev’s delicious Zucchini Bread recipe. It makes an excellent holiday gift. Also, it is great item for your own fall breakfasts! Your innkeeper, Rick Litchfield Captain Lord Mansion Breakfast Recipe: Zucchini Bread Oven Temperature: 350 Baking Time: 1 Hour Makes 4 Loaves […]

Captain Lord Mansion Breakfast Recipe : Oat & Jam Muffins

Here is a “blast from the past”, a Captain Lord Mansion breakfast recipe for muffins which were a guest favorite. Captain Lord Mansion Oat & Jam Muffins Oven Temp: 350 Baking Time: 15 minutes Greased muffin tin (12) Combine the following ingredients and let stand for 2 minutes. 1 cup oatmeal (1 minute kind, not […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 3

Captain Lord Mansion’s rich history continues as I record the changes made during the ownership of Charles P. Clark, wealthy railroad magnate and third generation owner of the estate. In 1898 Charles funded extensive renovations to the “Mansion”.  The Friday, April 15, 1898 edition of the Eastern Star, a local newspaper of the period, reported […]

Did You Know that The Captain Lord Mansion has Recieved an Environmental Leader Certification?

We are honored that the Captain Lord Mansion for several years has received an “Environmental Leader Certification” from the State of Maine for our conservation efforts. We’ve had an extensive recycling program in effect at the inn for many years.  We encourage guests to recycle bottles and cans, so we have placed small, blue recycling […]

Captain Lord Mansion Fall 2012 Gas Saving Tips #2

The Captain Lord Mansion recommends these 5 Scenic Bike Trips – Use ZERO Gas! We suggest that you pedal past the pumps! Enjoy scenery you won’t see from a car, and get some great exercise at the same time. Bring your own or use one of our complimentary bikes. Bev and I bike whenever we […]

Captain Lord Mansion Fall 2012 Gas Saving Tips!

5 Great Destinations From The Captain Lord Mansion On Two Gallons of Gas! Don’t let pain at the pump put a crimp in your vacation fun! There are plenty of interesting places to visit and fun things to do within 2 gallons of gas, round-trip, from the Captain Lord Mansion. Here are a few out-of-the-ordinary […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 2

Last month I shared the beginning history of the Captain Lord Mansion. This is the second installment. We hope you enjoy the historical details. Please email me at innkeeper@captainlord.com if you have any questions regarding this history. 1815 – 1900  The Middle Years: The Mansion continued to be Phebe Lord’s home throughout her life.  Widowed […]

What Color Rose Should You Purchase For Your Celebration at The Captain Lord Mansion?

Will you be planning on purchasing flowers for your celebration at the Captain Lord Mansion, a romantic bed and breakfast inn, located in Kennebunkport, ME?  Bev and I have come across some notes about how roses represent many thoughts and occasions. Here is a list of rose colors and their respective meaning; we are providing […]

A Kennebunkport Vacation, The Top 7 Secret Places to Visit!

Let us share with you our choices for the top 7 secret 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 leave.  They often miss these out-of-the -way sights.  We’ll share some […]

Five of The Captain Lord Mansion’s Favorite Dock Square Shops

We have been residents and business owners of the Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport for 34 years. We have seen many of the shops in Dock Square come and go.  However, there are a few that have provided excellent shopping opportunities for many years. They have been the stalwarts of the Dock Square business community. […]