Located in Farmington, Maine, the historical society is touted by state and preservation agencies as being "far ahead of most historical societies." the Farmington Historical Society has been procuring and preserving Farmington's incredible history since 1961.
The Farmington Historical Society’s museum, Titcomb House, at 118 Academy St. will be open each Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the summer months. It is also open by appointment by calling Jane Woodman (441-5284) or Claudia Bell (491-8368). Please stop by when you’re in Farmington.
Titcomb House Museum
Available at The Mercantile, Sugarwood Gallery, Calico Patch and Farmington Historical Society locations and events or by mail order.
Cards are sold as a pack of six different images, including envelopes, for $12. Postage and handling for one pack is $2.80 and, for two packs, $3.25. Please send payment to:
Farmington Historical Society
PO Box 575
Farmington ME 04938
Check out our new "History Resources" page. Several resources with links are available in one-stop-shopping to make it easy to read and research. Click on the History Resources page seen in the navigation menu on the left.
Imagine hosting your event at the Octagon House or the North Church!
Did you know they are both available for rent? Contact us for more details and to reserve your spot.
The Farmington Historical Society owns three historical buildings. The North Church and Octagon House, both located on High Street, are used for public events and also available for rent for your event.
The Titcomb House at 118 Academy Street is a museum of historical artifacts, documents, maps, photographs and books about Farmington.The Titcomb House is open on Fridays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May through October and by appointment. Contact us at email@example.com, Facebook or our website www.farmingtonhistory.org. We welcome tour requests, from you, your organization or classroom to see the home containing Farmington’s history.
In the interest of keeping up physical distancing standards, our performances and members' meetings have been suspended indefinitely. Please watch this page and our Facebook page for updates as we work toward getting back to normal. Thank you for your understanding.
In the meantime:
***** Historic preservation isn't free *****
The Octagon House, the Titcomb House and the North Church all survived the 1918 flu epidemic but they need your help to survive the 2020 coronavirus pandemic!
The Farmington Historical Society's utility, heat, insurance, security system and maintenance bills are immune to the virus and come due even as our major fundraisers, the North Church Concerts and rentals, have been indefinitely postponed. We are pursuing potential federal assistance for non-profits
and an energy efficiency grant through the Maine Community Foundation. But ...
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
We understand money is tight for everyone. If you are able, please consider making a special donation to the Farmington Historical Society.