William Lord was born in 1799 and as a young man became a well known entrepreneur as a ship owner and builder. After he married, he and his wife opened a brick store in downtown Kennebunkport, Maine. Together the Lords raised 10 children in there home. Today the Brick Store Museum displays a collection of artifacts from the extended Lord family, representing what life was like in southeastern Maine back in the day. The exterior of the museum is very similar to the original Brick Store. The interior, however, has been remodeled drastically.
Browse through artifacts like paintings, legal papers, and furniture from an area rich with maritime history. Many of the collections in the Brick Store Museum have been found in unique locations and then donated to complete a history of many influential and wealthy families from the region. See how Maine's past has influenced the Maine of today.