Visit the Counting House Museum, South Berwick, ME

Coming Events

August 20, 2016 - Tour of Old Fields Burying Ground

1:00 pm - South end of Vine Street (Rain date Aug. 21)


Please join us for a one-hour tour of South Berwick's oldest cemetery, dating to the 1600's. Read more here about Old Fields Burying Ground.

New Development Director

OBHS is happy to announce the hiring of Cari Quater as our part-time Development Director. Cari will work with us on publicity, programs, membership, and volunteer recruitment. Cari is an independent marketing consultant for small businesses, and has a background in fundraising and volunteer management through her 3 years with the South Berwick Library's capital campaign. Contact Cari at 207-451-7672 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions, ideas, or enthusiasm for our future!

Summer Exhibit on South Berwick Trade, Revolution, and Manufacturing

The Counting House Museum is currently offering an exhibit that combines three different displays produced in the past few years by the historical society, including one funded by a grant from the Maine Humanities Council.

The Counting House is on the corner of Main and Liberty Streets. Visiting hours are Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm  through October, and year round by appointment. Admission is by donation.

As a new feature, the museum offers children the chance to hoist signal flags using a block and tackle actually used aboard a Seacoast vessel, and search the museum on a scavenger hunt.  Visitors are also invited to peruse local history reference books and archives.



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