Maine Historical Society



Support Maine Historical Society

Making Maine's History Count
Your participation and support of Maine Historical Society makes a meaningful difference in the kinds of exhibits and educational programming we can offer our members, friends and communities across the state.  Here's how you can help.

Giving Opportunities

A gift of $20.00 will help Save History today by supporting the Brown Research Library's efforts to preserve MHS' Historic Newspaper Collection.

Give to Our Annual Fund
The daily operations of the MHS Library, MHS Museum, Wadsworth–Longfellow House, Maine Memory Network, and educational offerings including lectures and school programs depend upon the essential support of our members and friends through gifts to the Annual Fund every year.

Become a Member
Become a member and support MHS as you enjoy a rich schedule of exhibitions and programs that explore Maine history.

Join the Business Partners Program
Support annual exhibitions, school programs, lecture series, and special events. Sponsorships for gallery exhibitions, our annual gala, the Maine Memory Network, and First Friday Art Walks are available at various levels.

Make a Bequest or Planned Gift
Make a gift that will ensure that future generations will have access to Maine's history.

Friends of Collections
Give a gift that will exclusively help MHS purchase, restore, and conserve artifacts relating to Maine history.

Tribute Gifts
Honor a special occasion or remember a friend or relative with a gift that supports Maine history.

If you have questions or for more information, please contact the Development Office at (207) 774-1822, ext. 231 or email