The historic house pictured above, built around 1812 and located in Southern Maine near Sebago Lake, was occupied by the famous American writer from 1812 through around 1825 *.
The house has been owned and cared for by The Hawthorne Community Association since 1922, and is still used from to time by its members for social and cultural events. It is registered as a National Historic Building.
This site provides information about the history of the house and Association, its famous occupant during the time he lived in Maine, and information about current and past events for the use of its members.
Feel free to e-mail us at the address at the bottom of this page with any questions or comments about the house or its history, or for suggestions for links or other improvements to this site.