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French's Point Tree Logo - The History of French's Point - Happy Valentine's Day
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The Story Behind The Family Tree

By On February 14, 2019

Did you know the tree in our logo has a story behind it? Back in 1885, when the church built the first cottage on the site that the Retreat House now stands,… Read More

Nana's Apple Pie Recipe - Thanksgiving at French's Point - Vacation Home Rental Property
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Nana’s Apple Pie Recipe

By On November 10, 2018

For me, Thanksgiving is a bittersweet holiday; one infused with beautiful memories of my family through the years, paralleled with the opportunity to create new memories alongside those we love most. We… Read More

French's Point Legacy: Maybel "May" Harris Brooks - 1937
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French’s Point Legacy – Maybel “May” Harris Brooks

By On June 21, 2018

June 21, 1917-June 27, 2009 May Brooks, my sweet paternal grandmother would be 101 years old today. I miss her every day. She was a large presence in my life and really… Read More

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The Retreat House Suite 4: The Brewer Family Suite

By On June 4, 2018

As we do almost every winter, the season was spent completing a number of major maintenance and repair projects to keep our beautiful buildings and grounds in top working order. We also… Read More

The Retreat House Top Level Apartment: The Brooks Family Nest at French's Point - Coastal Maine Wedding Venue and Vacation Home Rental
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The Retreat House Top-Level Apartment: The Brooks Family Nest

By On June 3, 2018

As we do almost every winter, the season was spent completing a number of major maintenance and repair projects to keep our beautiful buildings and grounds in top working order. We also… Read More

Greta Tucker Photography - Ten Year Wedding Anniversary - French's Point Winter Wedding on the Coast of Maine
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Ten Year Wedding Anniversary

By On March 21, 2018

“I took one look at you That’s all I meant to do And my heart stood still.” – Lorenz Hart “My Heart Stood Still”  Somehow, in the blink of an eye, ten… Read More

A family owned wedding venue on the coast of Maine | Photo by Spring Smith Studios
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A French’s Point Family Celebration

By On May 29, 2017

This weekend, we celebrate and honor family members that have made the sacrifice of service to our country. In reflecting on this, my mind wanders back to this past Veteran’s Day Weekend,… Read More

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Living Legacy: Bernadette Tilton Douglas

By On April 17, 2017

When you visit French’s Point, you will pass a little cottage just before Beach Rose Farm. You may see a pretty older woman wearing a wide brim hat and a beautiful smile… Read More

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French’s Point Family Pirate Treasure Hunt

By On April 10, 2017

  Over Veteran’s Day Weekend, our family had the opportunity to bring together almost 60 of our family members for an epic family reunion here at French’s Point. As part of the… Read More

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Hersey Retreat Road Rental Home and Cottage Series: The Farm at French’s Point

By On January 25, 2017

One of the wonderful things about French’s Point Estate is that in addition to more traditional hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts, there is an extensive network of nearby houses and cottages… Read More