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News 2017-04-04T14:00:50+00:00

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Victoria Mansion Christmas Gala 2017 Recap

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, the Mansion welcomed over 200 people to our annual Christmas Gala. Guests enjoyed signature drinks, fabulous hors d'oeuvres, and viewed the incredible decorations by our talented designers for this year's [...]

A Very Fond Farewell to Two Valued Staff Members

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the departure of two longtime members of the Victoria Mansion family. Our Director of Education & Visitor Services, Lucinda Hannington has decided to step down from her [...]

Christmas with Mr. Dickens Recap

On Saturday, December 2, 2017, attendees delighted in dramatic readings of Charles Dickens' holiday classics by British actor, Andrew Harris. Mr. Harris performed selections from A Christmas Carol, The Pickwick Papers, and The Chimes among other notable works, demonstrating [...]

The Mansion Featured in Boston Magazine

We were so pleased to be featured as part of Boston Magazine's 'Four New England House Museums with Stunning Holiday Decorations!' The Mansion is in fantastic company with the Newport Mansions in Rhode Island, and [...]

Victorian Fair Recap

Over 300 visitors attended our third biennial Victorian Fair on September 10! The weather was beautiful and the Mansion's grounds were brimming with exhibitors and special guests, including the 3rd Maine Regiment Civil War reenactors, Friends of [...]

Mourning at the Mansion

Friday and Saturday, October 13 & 14 at 6:00 and 7:30pm, Victoria Mansion will be open for a special event highlighting the unique practices and traditions surrounding death in the Victorian Era. The tour will [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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