The Orleans Historical Society welcomes you to pursue your area of research within our in-house and online collections! We enjoy meeting your needs to find out about anything from the history of your relatives to how old your house is to what businesses were in Orleans 100 years ago.
Policies and fees regarding research at OHS. Research is by appointment. Appointments must be made ahead of time. Contact us to schedule a visit!
The OHS objects collection offers the opportunity for research into historic textiles, maritime artifacts, art, and household goods related to the history of Orleans.
Our photo collections include the H Sparrow collection and a number of images by local photographer H.K. Cummings as well as numerous other photos of area people and places.
Archival colletions include a page from a family bible, an 18th century sales document and an ad in a local paper.