Gentlemen on Ice Formation at Old Orchard Beach, circa 1907
For similar period pictures, check out Postcard History Series Old Orchard Beach, by Town Historian Daniel E. Blaney, available through our Web Store.
Welcome to the Harmon Museum, home of the Old Orchard Beach Historical Society. Along seven miles of Atlantic shoreline in Saco Bay lies the unique town of Old Orchard Beach. Those who live here never want to leave, and those who visit yearn to return. We are now closed for the season, but the museum's office staff is available year-round by phone or email. In addition, the museum is open to groups by appointment during the off season (September through May). Contact us for FMI.
Town's Oldest Living Resident Awarded Apple Cane
The Old Orchard Beach Historical Society is pleased to announce that Lorraine Miles Wyman will receive the "Apple Cane" as the oldest living resident of Old Orchard Beach, Maine who was actually born within the boundaries of the town. The Apple Cane, along with a commemorative plaque, will be awarded to Lorraine at a meeting of Old Orchard Beach Town Council. All of Lorraine's family and friends are invited to attend the "Apple Cane" award ceremony on January 7th at Old Orchard Beach Town Hall Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. For more information, please read the press release or call Arthur or Jeanne Guerin at (207)-934-5061.