Check out the New Home of the

Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society:

The CEHPS collects and preserves historic artifacts and documents for the town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and serves as a resource for information pertaining to the town.

Our location at Fort Williams Park currently houses the Cape Elizabeth History Center and the Fort Williams Museum. Our office and historical holdings are also located there. You can tour the two museums or make an appointment to search through our archives for historical or genealogical information. 

Latest News

We are now open 

Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Monday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 to noon

Public Access to our Online Collection! For access to our digitized collection, click here. We have uploaded over 16,400 image files. 

Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society

1000 Shore Road

Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

Telephone: 207-808-8127

The Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society is a tax exempt 501(c) (3) organization. Donors can deduct contributions they make to us under IRC Section 170. We are also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522.