Join us for the annual meeting of the Bath Historical Society, featuring speaker John G. Morse IV on the history of the Sagadahock Real Estate Association, the largest property owner in Bath’s downtown for over a century, and a driving force in the economy and quality of life of Bath. If you cannot attend in person register for the Zoom meeting below The meeting will be available for viewing later as well.

Register for the Bath Historical Society Annual meeting via Zoom

Welcome to the Bath Historical Society

Gas Stations on Vine Street prior to the viaduct being built

BHS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting interest in the history and heritage of Bath, Maine: The City of Ships. Our headquarters are in the Sagadahoc History and Genealogy Room on the second floor of the Patten Free Library at 33 Summer Street in Bath. We provide financial and volunteer support to the History Room, collect photographs, documents and ephemera related to Bath, and present programs about people, places and events in Bath history.  We invite you to join us in exploring our rich heritage on this website, at our programs and in the History Room.


The 2022 Bath Historical Society  calendar is on sale for $10 at Mockingbird Bookshop, Wilson’s Drug Store, the Library Bookstore, Main Street Design, Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine, the Bath Sweet Shoppe, and the Patten Free Library’s Circulation dest and Sagadahoc History and Genealogy Room.

You may also order the 2022 calendar directly, a COVID-safe alternative by clicking the Purchase button below.

The images in the 2022 calendar are all from recently acquired Hatch studio Steroviews of Bath. We were able to purchase these images due to support of our members. Many of these images had not been seen before by the current board, and represent a wonderful cross section of Bath images. Thank You!

Purchase Calendar