News & Announcements


August 5, 2022
Exhibition: Northern Threads (Part II) Showcases 19th-20th Century Maine Fashion


June 20, 2022
MHS Wins Prestigious Award of Excellence from The American Association for State and Local History


May 20, 2022
Exhibition: Cosmopolitan Stylings of Mildred and Madeleine Burrage


April 14, 2022
Maine History Maker Award Honors Severin Beliveau, Harold Pachios


March 3, 2022
Maine Historical Society Celebrates 200 Years


January 27, 2022
Stunning Landmark Historic Clothing Exhibition Brings Maine History to Life


November 3, 2021
Maine Memory Network Named One of 75 Best State Websites for Genealogy


October 4, 2021
Exhibition: Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye -- Selections from the Penobscot Marine Museum


July 20, 2021
Exhibition: Artwork by World War II German Prisoners of War in Aroostook County


July 2, 2021
Exhibition: The Advent of Green Acre, A Bahá'í Center of Learning


June 10, 2021
<i>Down East Magazine</i> highlights the MHS Historic Dress Collection


March 10, 2021
Public Can Access MHS Historic Clothing Collection on New Online Portal Thanks to IMLS Grant


June 6, 2018
Maine Historical Society Introduces New Genealogy Experience


January 25, 2017
Maine Historical Society Launches Online Storytelling Portal for Individual Contributors


November 11, 2015
Maine Historical Society & Southern Maine Veterans Administration Clinic of Saco launch initiative to capture the stories of Maine's Vietnam Veterans


April 7, 2014
Maine Historical Society and Maine Humanities Council award grants to five Maine communities


April 17, 2013
Maine Humanities Council and Maine Historical Society award grants to four Maine communities


October 18, 2012
Maine Historical Society awards 10 grants for Maine Memory Network Projects


September 28, 2012
Maine Historical Society and the Maine Humanities Council Receive $348,946 from the National Endowment for the Humanities


February 10, 2011
Grants Available to Support Participation in Maine Memory Network


August 4, 2008
Maine Historical Society Awarded $150,000 Grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services


October 24, 2007
Maine Historical Society Awarded $852,000 National Leadership Grant to Launch The Maine Community Heritage Project in 16 Towns and Cities Throughout The State


November 3, 2006
Maine Historical Society Awarded Two $5,000 Grants From Maine Community Foundation


September 27, 2006
Timeline of Selected Events in Maine History added to Maine Historical Society Website


September 13, 2006
Maine Historical Society Awarded $349,000 From NEH To Create Maine History Online


September 1, 2006
Maine Historical Society Awarded Prestigious Certificate of Commendation from The American Association for State and Local History


September 1, 2006
Maine Historical Society partners with the University of Maine Press to publish the Finding Katahdin Resource Guide on Maine Memory Network