MEMBER 2012

Industry and Virtue Joined
Written to accompany the museum's 2015 needlework exhibition, Industry and Virtue Joined includes close-up, color photos of more than 140 Maine and New Hampshire schoolgirl embroideries, along with biographical information about their makers.
$28.99, $4.99 shipping


From the Elegant to the Everyday
With color photographs of more than 50 garments – many never published before – From the Elegant to the Everyday highlights the major fashion trends that affected men's and women's clothing styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th centuries.
$19.99, $4.99 shipping


I My Needle Ply With Skill
I My Needle Ply with Skill was written to accompany the Saco Museum exhibit of Maine schoolgirl needlework. This fascinating book includes color photos of, and information about, the more than one hundred Maine samplers in the exhibit.
$25.99, $4.99 shipping


Welcome to the Saco Museum

Current Exhibitions

Buried in Time
Laurel Hill contains the graves of most of the people who played an important part in the history of the community, but it is also the final resting place of numerous less well-known individuals who led interesting, and historically revealing, lives. Buried in Time features portraits, photographs, documents, and other personal objects associated with a variety Saco residents, from all walks of life, who are buried in the cemetery.

First exhibit program 6:00 p.m. July 13th presented by Ron Romano, author of "Early Gravestones in Southern Maine" and "Portland's Historic Eastern Cemetery".

Upcoming Exhibitions