Community Economic Development

               

The mission of Castine’s town government is to provide services and resources essential to public safety and a functional economy (economic development) to its nearly 1,400 citizens. We are a supportive and welcoming community that offers a variety of recreational and cultural activities, reasonable access to transportation and excellent public and private educational opportunities in the immediate area.  Our diverse and well-educated workforce and heritage of hard work and ingenuity make us an attractive choice for businesses.  As the home of nationally recognized Maine Maritime Academy, Castine is particularly appealing for those in the fields of marine services and technologies.

Our Visitors Center, located on Castine’s scenic waterfront, has become the hub of economic development activity. While serving as a venue where visitors arrive by bike, boat or vehicle to learn more about our village, it has simultaneously become a rallying point for the Castine Merchants Association (CMA) and a source of pride for our town. The CMA rents the space and covers all operating cost. The Visitors Center has also spawned the purchase of Scarlett, a low-speed vehicle operated by the Castine Touring Company, which provides transportation from the waterfront and volunteer guided tours around our historic town.

In the first two seasons, the Visitors Center hosted over 3,000 visitors from all 50 states and 24 foreign countries. The Center is open from Memorial Day Weekend through September. Hours of operation are 9-4, Monday thru Saturday and 12-4 Sundays. Come in so our volunteers can tell you what is so special about our town.

 

Castine: Open for business

 

Current News

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 8
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Saturday, August 8  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Saturday, August 8  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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Sunday, August 9
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Sunday, August 9  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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  • Hatch Fund Annual Gathering Sunday, August 9  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm The Castine Inn
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Monday, August 10
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, August 10  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, August 10  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, August 10  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    The ministry meets in the vestry of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1 - 3 pm.

     

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Tuesday, August 11
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, August 11  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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Wednesday, August 12
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Wednesday, August 12  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Wednesday, August 12  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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  • Harbor Committee Mtg Wednesday, August 12  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Thursday, August 13
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Thursday, August 13  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Thursday, August 13  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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  • Planning Board Mtg Thursday, August 13  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    To consider the following application(s):
    1) Susan & Josh Adam/Julia Parish; 7 Main St, M21 L84; Construction ofa secondary means of egress from an upstairs apartment.

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Friday, August 14
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Friday, August 14  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Friday, August 14  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Saturday, August 15
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Saturday, August 15  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Saturday, August 15  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Sunday, August 16
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Sunday, August 16  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Monday, August 17
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, August 17  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, August 17  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, August 17  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Tuesday, August 18
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, August 18  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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Wednesday, August 19
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Wednesday, August 19  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Wednesday, August 19  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Thursday, August 20
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Thursday, August 20  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Thursday, August 20  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Friday, August 21
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Friday, August 21  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Friday, August 21  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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