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Yarmouth Village Improvement Society
P.O. Box 282
Yarmouth, ME 04096

Welcoming new members of all ages - for the love of Yarmouth!

Young and old and in between, entire families welcome.

Latest Newsletter

We have an update to our winter newsletter:

Download our 2019 Spring Newsletter (PDF)

Welcome to Yarmouth VIS

The Yarmouth Village Improvement Society was organized in 1911 "to protect and improve the natural advantages and the pleasing appearance of Yarmouth, to excite and foster an interest and love of our town and to promote the prosperity... the happiness and well-being of the residents and to enter into and engage in any work that will aim to accomplish this end." The VIS currently has over 100 members.


The Old Meeting House Available for Weddings and Events

The Old Meeting House on Hillside Avenue is available for weddings and other events from May 1 to October 1 at a cost of $350. Please contact Debra Hopkins at 207-400-0708 for additional information.

[Learn more about the Old Meeting House]

Upcoming VIS Monthly Meetings

NOTE: VIS will cancel any scheduled meeting when the Yarmouth Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019; 11 AM to 1 PM

Annual President's Luncheon and Meeting

Will be held at: Skyline Farms
95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, Maine

The display at Skyline Farms features their summer exhibit 'Ladies and Gentlemen' which showcases "finer" lighter vehicles for women and "bulkier" vehicles for men. They also added three new Studebaker vehicles to the collection.

Our lunch is catered by Clayton's which is salad, wraps, and dessert for a cost of $15. Please send your check to our PO Box by May 28th. For any questions please call Liz at 847-3561.

Board meeting follows and after luncheon a short meeting for next year trustees.

You can also check "The Notes" for the topic of the month.

Spring Walking Tours

Presented by the Village Improvement Society and Yarmouth History Center

Wed., June 5; 10 AM
The Harbor and Lower Village

Meet at Grist Mill Park, 14 East Main Street

Sat., June 8; 10 AM
Bridge and Main Streets

Meet outside First Parish Charch, 116 Main Street

Wed., June 12; 10 AM
The Upper Village

Meet outside the Old Meeting House, Hillside Street

Invite a friend or neighbor and join us for these FREE programs!

VIS Marker Program

VIS offers research service and house markers for qualifying historic homes in Yarmouth for a maximum cost of $250. A home should have been built prior to WWI and retain most of its exterior architectural features. View the cover letter below for more information and instructions on how to apply.