News 2018-03-01T13:08:01+00:00

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Brownstone Progress in Reception Bay

Despite outwardly quiet appearances, the Mansion is humming with activity in the off-season as staff prepares for the burst of work the warm months will bring.  Director Tom Johnson and Assistant Director Tim Brosnihan are [...]

Maine’s Boy Scouts Transform the Cistern Room

This spring, the Mansion is pleased to be partnering with Maine's Boy Scouts. The Cape Elizabeth Boy Scouts are now working in the Mansion's third floor Cistern Room to transform the space into a dedicated [...]

Teaming Up With Maine’s Girl Scouts

Victoria Mansion has also proudly served as a Girl Scouts of Maine Community Partner over the past several years. This year, in addition to offering a variety of tours and lessons that tie into Girl [...]

Revamping the Carriage House Museum Shop

Museum Shop Buyer & Manager Patti Chase, has been hard at work setting up the Carriage House Museum Shop for the upcoming 2018 season. Featured items will include new lines of Victorian jewelry, toiletries, accessories, [...]

On the Trail with Victoria Mansion’s Curator

In her never-ending search for information about the history of the Morses, Curator Arlene Schwind recently had a delightful visit in Alexandria, Virginia, with Rex F. Lothrop, the great-grandnephew of Ruggles Morse. She learned about [...]

Education in the Off-Season

Despite the doors being closed to the public, Victoria Mansion's education department has some exciting developments of late. First, we would like to officially introduce our new Director of Education, Stacia Hanscom. Staci has served [...]

Christmas Comes Early for Mansion Collections

Victoria Mansion was recently the lucky recipient of some remarkable objects originally owned by the house's first owners, Ruggles and Olive Morse. The  generous gifts of Dr.  Robert H.L. Lipsky, the great-great grandnephew of Ruggles, [...]

Christmas at Victoria Mansion in the Media

The Mansion enjoyed great coverage on a variety of platforms this holiday season. On November 24 as we officially opened to the public, AJ and Nikki from 94.9 WHOM dressed in Victorian garb for a live broadcast [...]

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 [...]

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