Canaan Historical Society

Canaan, Maine
Incorporated June 18, 1788

The Canaan Historical Society was started in May 2007 by a group of Canaan residents dedicated to researching, preserving, and sharing Canaan's history.

We've added a new gallery under photos entitled "People of Canaan". You can reach it by clicking 'Photos' at the top, or here.

This is the Canaan Union Church (? year this was taken). You can find "A History of the Canaan Union Church" by Leland L. Jewell dated October 18, 1958 and February 22, 1968. under 'Historical Accounts" or here.

The Mohican House was a hotel on the east side of Lake George in the early 1900s. This is a postcard of the hotel. You can find the entire brochure that Mr. Washburne printed to advertise his resort under 'Publications -> Booklets' or here.. This brochure was contributed by Candi Soll.