Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on September 30, 2014 announced that the Perkins Homestead in Newcastle, Maine is now a National Historic Landmark. Nominated by the Frances Perkins Center, the 57-acre farm was the ancestral home of Frances Perkins (1880-1965), U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933-45, the first woman to serve in a
Newcastle, Maine: When you visit the Frances Perkins Homestead National Historic Landmark, remember the contributions
Newcastle, Maine: The Frances Perkins Center board of directors is very pleased to announce that
Preservation and restoration activities are in full swing at the Frances Perkins Homestead. This National Historic Landmark in Newcastle, Maine serves as a tangible reminder that America is intended to be a vast homestead for all its people, a lively household for one and all, and that concern for the common good should govern our life together. We look forward to welcoming visitors in 2023.