A Special Visit from Libby Family Descendants

On August 5, 2017, four great-grandchildren of J.R. Libby visited the Mansion with twelve members of their family. Ellen Libby Hyde, Katharine Libby Stuka, Anne Libby Dontonville, and Daniel B. Libby are the children of the late Daniel B. Libby and his wife Katherine Jordan Libby, both of whom passed away in 2015. The late Dan Libby [...]

2017-08-17T14:07:28-04:00August 17, 2017|Blog, News|

Save the Date: Victorian Fair September 10, 2017

The much anticipated 3rd biennial Victorian Fair at Victoria Mansion will feature more interactive exhibits, performances, and hands-on activities than ever before. This year's offerings will include 19th century blacksmithing demonstrations, Civil War reenactors,  a Punch & Judy show, phrenology demonstrations, the Kotzschmar Junior organ, and much, much more! The fair will begin at 11:00am [...]

2017-08-17T13:43:27-04:00August 17, 2017|Blog, News|

7th Annual Opera at the Mansion

On July 17, the Mansion once again reverberated with glorious singing when it hosted the 7th annual Opera at the Mansion, a joint benefit with Opera Maine (formerly PORTopera).  We introduced a new format for the evening that was very successful. Before the concert, more than sixty attendees gathered under the Mansion's tent on the lawn to enjoy wine, cocktails, and delicious hors [...]

2017-08-17T13:37:21-04:00August 17, 2017|Blog, News|

Visitation in Full Swing at the Mansion

We're right at the height of tourist season at Victoria Mansion, welcoming visitors from Pennsylvania to the Philippines! We're so pleased that so many travelers from around the world have taken the time to sign our guestbook. Here are a few of the comments we've seen so far: "The house has such an exciting history! What [...]

2017-08-17T13:15:21-04:00August 17, 2017|Blog, News|