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Welcome to our blog about the Benjamin F Packard House Bed and Breakfast, and notes about what’s going on in the Bath, Maine area.

Closing for the Season

Closing for the Season

This year was our 15th anniversary - July 1st marked the day 15 years ago we open the doors of our B&B. Never could we have imagined this past season being what it was. There have been ups and downs with bookings over the years but never a total drop off of...

Weekend Brunch

Weekend Brunch

It is Memorial Day Weekend - a long weekend for a lot of us and another weekend at home. So let's do something special to perk ourselves up and plan a nice weekend brunch - you have three days to schedule it! Amy and Mark love brunch - that perfect meal that combines...

Quarantine Update

Quarantine Update

I thought I would take some time during this quarantine to update everyone on what is happening here at the B&B - how we are spending our days while we wait for the time when guests can return. Of course, for Picco and myself, life remains much the same but for...

So Many Options – Make Sure You Get It Right

I know there are a ton of lodging options out there for you to choose from when you are planning your next vacation. Of course, I am an advocate for the local Bed and Breakfast but I understand it is not for everybody. Just quickly though I want to point out its...

Vacationing in Bath Like a Local

Vacationing in Bath Like a Local

Hopefully everyone is in the midst of planning a summer getaway and hopefully, your getaway brings you to Bath Maine! We are always looking for ways to help our guests have the best experience possible and this article, How to Vacation Like a Local, Even When You're a...

Getting Inspired

Getting Inspired

Amy and Mark just returned from vacation and are gearing up for the busy season here in Maine. The end of March is usually the time they get away and come back ready to tackle last minute projects and start to get the patio and gardens ready for the season. We hope...

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About Benjamin F.

Packard

Benjamin F. Packard was a successful and well known shipwright and was a partner in Goss, Sawyer & Packard, one of the most successful ship-building companies in the world during the late nineteenth century. Packard was a junior partner in the firm. He became quite prominent in Bath and was one of the founders of Bath Savings Institution. The bank still uses a picture featuring the ship named after Packard on their logo.

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Benjamin F. Packard House
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45 Pearl Street, Bath, ME 04530
866-361-6004 | 207-443-6004

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