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Tate House Museum

Welcome to Tate House Museum

Tate House was opened as an historic house museum in 1935 by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maine. The s the Maine chapter of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America, a lineage organization founded in 1891 by women dedicated to furthering an appreciation of our national heritage through historic preservation, patriotic service, and educational projects.

Over the past several decades, the museum’s primary goals of preservation and education have developed and expanded. The raised bed herb garden, unique architecture, special tours and events have attracted a broad range of visitors.

Tate House welcomes guests from across the country and around the globe. Students throughout the state benefit from Tate House’s resources and educational programs as they learn about the mast trade and life in the eighteenth century.

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