• Union Meeting House, Readfield

  • Portland Breakwater Light (Bug Light), South Portland

  • Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester

  • Kineo Cottage Row, Kineo Township

Welcome to the Maine Historic Preservation Commission

The Commission is the State Historic Preservation Office for the State of Maine.

It is the policy of the State to preserve the architectural, historic and environmental heritage of the people of the State, and to develop and promote the cultural, educational and economic benefits of these resources...

— Maine State Legislature, 1971


Consultants who need access to surveys are required to make an appointment in advance.

Announcing the 2021-2026 Statewide Historic Preservation Plan

The Maine Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce the publication of the 2021-2026 edition of Heritage for The Future: Maine's Statewide Historic Preservation Plan.

To learn more about the Statewide Historic Preservation Plan and why it was developed, please go here.