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Maine Historical Society



Preserve and Share Maine's Story

Make a Gift to our Annual Fund

Your Annual Fund support helps Maine Historical Society preserve and share Maine's story and provide much-needed context for today's world. Your gift fuels mission-centered programs and services, including the Brown Research Library, MHS Museum, Maine Memory Network, and Wadsworth-Longfellow House. With donor support, we can digitize and broaden access to our vast collections, expand online programming that connects yesterday's and today's issues, create exhibitions featuring new voices and stories. Please join us with a gift today!

Maine Historical Society is a private, not for profit organization and your gift is tax deductible. For more information or to make a gift of securities, please contact the Advancement Office at (207) 774-1822, ext. 231 or email Thank you!

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The Following Giving Levels Receive Special Benefits

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Complimentary membership
Supporter level membership benefits plus:
- Private tour of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House for you and up to six guests (by appointment)
- Donors age 40 and younger can become members of the 1822 Leadership Circle with a gift of $500.


1822 Leadership Circle member

Advisor level membership benefits, plus:
- Invitations to exclusive events, including exhibition and collections viewings, receptions in special Maine locations, and small group discussions with our Executive Director and special guests
- Periodic correspondence from our Executive Director about MHS activities and trending topics related to history and the state of Maine
- 25% discount on MHS Museum Store and Vintage Maine Images purchases


1822 Leadership Circle member

All benefits above, plus:
- 11 x 14 archival quality print of your choosing from Vintage Maine Images


1822 Leadership Circle member

All benefits above, plus:
- Customized, private tour for up to four guests of MHS's latest exhibition, Brown Research Library, or Riverside Collections Facility
- 25% discount on Research Services


1822 Leadership Circle member

All benefits above, plus:
- History book selected annually by Executive Director


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