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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.

Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Wanted to let you all in on a great offer happening soon! We are teaming up with the Chocolate Church Arts Center for a Stay and Play deal! This special offer includes 10% off your room rate, and that is our Wicked Quiet Season rate, plus a discount on tickets to Neil...

Lucky Thirteen

Lucky Thirteen

It is hard to believe that Amy and Mark have had the Benjamin F. Packard House for 13 years! They closed on the property in May of 2005 and opened July 1st of that year. That must have been a hectic 6 weeks getting it ready to open since they purchased it as a private...

Cold Weather Comfort

Hello from snowy Bath, Maine! We survived the bomb cyclone (or the blizzard as we usually say here in Maine) and have dug out and are now preparing for another deep freeze. It seems like we went from a warm wonderful fall to the deep freeze of winter - no gradual...

Christmas at the Packard House

Christmas at the Packard House

The Christmas holiday is a special time at the Benjamin F. Packard House. Amy and Mark have the house fully decorated by the first weekend in December just in time for guests arriving for an early holiday getaway. Each of the common rooms downstairs has a least one...

Slowing It Down

Whew! Summer and Fall flew by and now we are slowing things down here at the B&B. Most people think more time to relax but that is not always the case. We are open year round and still have guests coming and going but not like the hectic busy season months. I am...

Sorry – We Don’t Allow Pets

Sorry – We Don’t Allow Pets

We get a lot of request from prospective guests asking to be allowed to bring their furry family members when they come to visit and they are disappointed when we tell them we are not "pet friendly". That is a bit of a misnomer though - we love pets obviously. Here I...

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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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