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Partnering Up With Maine Girl Scouts

Victoria Mansion is pleased to serve as a Girl Scouts of Maine Community Partner. Girl Scouts are able to visit the Mansion for specially tailored tours and activities that will help them on their way to completing their Journeys and receiving patches and badges. Programs are available for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. Seniors interested in [...]

2017-04-10T11:22:05-04:00January 7, 2017|Blog|

January Progress on Reception Room Restoration Project

Work on the Reception Room is advancing swiftly! Conservators are now cleaning over a century and a half of grime off the surfaces of the room's walls and ceilings. Using latex sponges similar to those used to treat fire damage, conservators are able to remove fine, often sticky dust particles without removing the paint itself. [...]

2017-04-10T11:21:35-04:00January 7, 2017|Blog|

2016 Year End Review: The Numbers Are In!

As we close the doors on our 33rd Christmas season, we express our gratitute to all who supported, visited, and expressed interest in the work that we do here at the Mansion in 2016. We were pleased with the response from visitors, the ample media coverage, and of course the talented designers that made A [...]

2017-04-10T11:21:04-04:00January 7, 2017|Blog|

Become a Portland History Docent!

If you've ever considered being a volunteer at Victoria Mansion, now is a great time t o s ign up for Portland History Docents. This ten week program gives participants insight into Portland's fascinating history and the opportunity to tour some of the landmarks that make this cit y such a wonderful place to live [...]

2017-04-10T11:28:49-04:00January 7, 2017|Blog, News|