About GHS

The Gray Historical Society (GHS) was founded on June 6, 1962 as a community project by Gray Grange. Its purpose is to “collect, preserve, and to share the history of the Town of Gray and the State of Maine”. The Society was incorporated in 1973.

This is a portion of a unique painting created by local Gray artist Mary Blackfeather.  The painting is on the wall of the second floor of the museum at Gray Corner.  Mary Blackfeather is an accomplished local artist who shares her talent with our town. She paints her cars with flowers and other scenes - wave to her as she drives by!
This is a portion of a unique painting created by local Gray artist Mary Blackfeather. The painting is on the wall of the second floor of the museum at Gray Corner. Mary Blackfeather is an accomplished local artist who shares her talent with our town. She paints her cars with flowers and other scenes – wave to her as she drives by!

The Gray Historical Society Museum is located in the old Gray fire barn at Gray Corners in Gray, Maine.
For many years the collection was housed on the top floor of Stimson Memorial Hall on Shaker Road, Gray. In 1978 the move was made to the second floor of Pennell Institute, where it remained until 2009. The collection was then moved to the current location in the old fire barn on Main Street. The Museum is open on special ‘Open House’ days or by request. Here you will find collections of pictures, books, letters, manuscripts, and a variety of artifacts of historical or public interest.

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