An exhibit at the Chapman-Hall House in Damariscotta highlights the importance of shipbuilding in the region’s past. Submitted photo

Chapman-Hall House, 270 Main St. in Damariscotta, is set to host an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 8.

The event is for those interested in volunteering at the house as docents or helpers for special events. The program will introduce the role of a docent and the historical background on the significance of this historic site. Docents and Stewardship Committee members will visit with individuals curious about what is involved in helping out at Chapman-Hall.

An exhibit of tools and photographs highlighting the importance of the ship-building industry to Damariscotta and Newcastle is displayed.

Chapman-Hall House opens for the season on the weekend of June 1. On Saturday, June 1, Jeffrey Miller, a blacksmith, will demonstrate his trade from noon to 4 p.m., admission is free to all Lincoln County residents.

For more information, visit or find Lincoln County Historical Association Maine on Facebook.


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