Built in 1810, the Nathan Gates House is home to the Machiasport Historical Society. The museum contains an extensive collection of old photographs, period furniture , housewares and other memorabilia. There is also a genealogical library.
The Marine Room highlights the area's seafaring and shipbuilding past.
A model schoolroom and post office and a large collection of carpentry tools occupy the adjacent Cooper House, a utilitarian building constructed in 1850.
Open July 2nd through August
12:30-4:30 or by appointment
We held our annual Christmas party on Sunday, December 4th from 3-5 pm.
The food was plentiful and tasty and we had strong attendance to enjoy it. Christmas carols were played and sung in the parlor throughout the afternoon.