Become a Member

Horace Ward displaying tropical plants at Oak Grove Cemetery

Membership dues support Bath Historical Society in acquiring and preserving our collections, presenting our historical programs, and funding the operation of the History Room at the Patten Free Library. Our membership year runs from January 1st to December 31st, but we welcome new members at any time of year. We are a nonprofit organization that is tax-exempt within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), and your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

You can join or renew your BHS membership online and can make a secure payment through our online store.

If you would prefer to pay by check, you can click here to print a BHS membership form. Please print and complete the form and mail it with a check made payable to Bath Historical Society to
Bath Historical Society
33 Summer Street
Bath, ME 04530

Please be sure to include your e-mail address if you would like to receive notice via e-mail about our programs.

If you have any questions about membership, please send us an e-mail at

Membership Categories

–Student: $10

–Individual: $20

–Family: $30

–Business: $50

–Sponsor: $100

–Life: $1,000