John Calvin Stevens Society

The John Calvin Stevens (JCS) Society recognizes Greater Portland Landmarks donors who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more.  This Society extends privileged benefits, such as select events in exclusive venues, private tours of unique locations, and more.

JCS Society members care deeply about the historic character of greater Portland and know that historic preservation is an important tool for creating and maintaining vibrant communities. Members provide a crucial source of major funding for our programs and enjoy exclusive opportunities while supporting Landmarks programs and advocacy.  All JCS Society Members receive the following :

  • Two Household gift memberships to give to family or friends
  • Invitations to John Calvin Stevens Society Events and other special events
  • Copy of John Calvin Stevens Exhibition book
  • Monthly eNewsletter
  • Electronic Public Issues Alerts
  • Subscription to our quarterly newspaper, the Landmarks Observer
  • Discounts on publications and merchandise
  • Invitation to Landmarks’ Annual Meeting
  • Advance notice of events, tours, lectures
  • Acknowledgement on the Greater Portland Landmarks website

In addition, members who donate at the following levels receive very special opportunities:

$2,500 Director's Circle

All member benefits above, plus

  • Complimentary use of Observatory for one event*

$5,000 Trustees' Circle

All member benefits above, plus

  • Complimentary use of Safford House for one event*

$10,000 President's Circle

All member benefits above, plus

  • Private, Historic Walking Tour and reception with up to ten people

*Limitations apply, please call us at (207) 774-5561 for more information.


Please contact the Development Office for further information on the John Calvin Stevens Society.  Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by federal law. You may also waive all benefits, making the full amount of your contribution tax-deductible. For additional information on individual giving, please call Kate Lewis at (207) 774-5561, ext 105.