Hartland, Somerset County, Maine | Incorporated February 7, 1820


Welcome! We are pleased to share this ongoing presentation featuring the Hartland Historical Society’s collection of photos, documents, records, maps and artifacts along with numerous other historically related items from many additional sources. We are very grateful to the many people who have contributed to our collection over the years and supported our cause to preserve and present the history of our town.


“I know not what the truth to be, I tell the tale ’twas told to me.”

We attempt to make every possible effort to research and accurately describe the events, photos and documents presented throughout our website, however we humbly acknowledge unintended errors or omissions are likely to occur. We are always seeking new details regarding any of the existing photos or information to correct these potential errors or omissions. We also continue to search for additional photos, artifacts, documents and information related to Hartland’s history and update this website on a regular basis so be sure to check back for new items! Your comments or questions are always welcomed via our Contact Us page.


For information on becoming a paid member or to make dues payments, please see our Membership page.

Hartland Historical Society

P. O. Box 173

Hartland, ME  04943


Established on October 23, 2001, the Hartland Historical Society is a certified 501(c) non-profit organization supported by annual membership dues, donations and various fundraising events.

Our society is made up of all volunteers dedicated to the discovery, preservation and presentation of historical photos, records, maps and artifacts related to Hartland, Maine.

Your support is greatly appreciated and always welcomed!

Hartland Historical Society Offices for 2023-2024

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Dorothy Humphrey


Norma Munn


Deborah Tapley

Vice-President & Website Coordinator

Bruce Fowler

Special thanks to our Website Consultant Chris Riccio for his tireless efforts setting up the technical and design backgrounds for our website.