The Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is dedicated to protecting the natural and cultural resources of Harpswell, Maine.  Our mission is to preserve and protect Harpswell’s natural resources, cultural heritage and access to the outdoors through targeted conservation, responsible stewardship and education.

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Julia McLeod: Getting people to care

One in a series of profiles of people who played a key role in the first 35 years of the Harpswell Heritage Land Trust. By Doug Warren There have been numerous watershed events in the first 35 years of Harpswell Heritage Land Trust (HHLT). Among them: The acceptance of a preservation easement on the historic […]

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Houghton Graves Park: An adventure story of multiple kidnappings

One of a series of articles exploring the natural and human history of Harpswell Heritage Land Trust’s protected land. With each of these articles comes a public event. We encourage you to enjoy the Winter Solstice Lantern Walk on Dec. 21. Click here for details. By Nancy West For a sweet morsel of a park […]

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Winter Solstice Lantern Walk 2018

Photos above © Eric Michael Tollefson Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 from 5-6 p.m. Houghton Graves Park, 1714 Harpswell Islands Rd, Orr’s Island Celebrate the winter solstice with a lantern walk and bonfire. Welcome the lengthening days with light, song and community. Walk along a short, easy trail lined with lanterns and luminaria. You are encouraged to […]

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