An open house at the Lincolnville Historical Society Schoolhouse Museum will be held Thursday, June 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with door prizes, free mugs for adults, free balloons and bubbles for children and refreshments for all.

Members will be opening up the drawers and cupboards to show off some of the things in the collection, including Ralph Richards’ diaries, the Albert Davis greeting card collection, a recently acquired 1857 Fernald diary, Civil War memorabilia and lots more. Those with Lincolnville roots can explore family albums and perhaps discover new relatives.

Curator Connie Parker will be on hand to show visitors around as well as LHS Board members Heather Bilodeau, Sandy Delano, Julie Hyatt, Diane O’Brien, Connie Parker, Joan Ratliff and Jackie Watts who can answer questions about Lincolnville history.

For more information call Jackie Watts 763-4504 or email The museum will be open for the summer June 20, 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays or by appointment 789-5984. See the historical society on Facebook, as well as at

The museum is located at 33 Beach Road/Route 173, 1/4 mile up from the blinking yellow light at Lincolnville Beach/Route 1. The museum is upstairs and has a chair lift available. To sign up for the twice a year Enewsletters and occasional notices send name and email to