Kids Learn Importance of First Amendment at 'Speak Your Mind' Summer Camp | WABI TV, July 13, 2017

Combining a nature camp with hands-on experiences that teach campers about being an active citizen, the 'Speak Your Mind' camp isn't your typical summer getaway.


Augusta museum to launch traveling exhibit on the First Amendment

While work continues to restore the historic house on State Street, the museum is planning to take an exhibit to local libraries and schools.


Inside Gannett House's Restoration Project | WABI TV, January 7, 2017

Augusta’s Gannett House is undergoing a transformation into a museum about the First Amendment.

Part of that involves a painstaking restoration of the historic home.


Construction starts soon at Augusta’s First Amendment Museum | Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine, October 3, 2016

The Gannett House will be restored as project organizers seek input on what the museum should include.


Gannett House in Augusta to open as museum in late 2017 | Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine, January 19, 2016

The museum will have displays telling the story of First Amendment champions, explain the First Amendment and rights it protects, and contain a digital archive of historic Maine newspapers.


Augusta’s Gannett House to Transform into 1st Amendment Museum | WABI TV, January 19, 2016

The Gannett House, built in 1911 next to the Blaine House, is perhaps best known for its stucco exterior, a rarity in Maine.


Augusta’s historic Gannett House expected to be sold soon | Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine, September 14, 2014

Heirs of Maine publishing magnate Guy Gannett are proposing to open a First Amendment museum if they are able to buy the house back from the state.


Gannett House may return to family and become a museum | Portland Press Herald, Portland, Maine, March 3, 2013

The house would become a First Amendment museum highlighting freedom of the press.


Plan for ‘newseum’ at Gannett House advances | Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine, March 27, 2012

An interactive "newseum," focusing on freedom of speech and freedom of the press, is on track to move in next door to the Blaine House.