The Holmes Agency has been serving Downeast Maine before Ellsworth was incorporated. First opening as The John E. & Herbert Fiske Agency, it changed hands several times until 1884. That is when a young woman of 16 went to work for owner, George H. Grant. After 24 years, Mr. Grant sold the business to Minne E. Holmes.
Since Miss Holmes
purchased the agency, ownership Has remained in the
Holmes family. Minnie passed The Holmes Agency to
her nephew, Thomas Holmes who retired in 1987. His
son, Blaine Holmes has been running the agency since
his father’s retirement.
6 State Street as it appeared around the turn of the
Along with his wife,
Donna and his highly trained staff, the agency
strives to provide the products clients need along
with the service they’ve come to expect. “You can
buy insurance anywhere. Service and a personal
relationship is what keeps our clients coming back.”
In the heart of
Ellsworth, Maine, our agency has
been serving the community and surrounding area
since June of 1868. In a world where it is
sometimes hard to find a human voice, much less a
helpful voice, the people at the Holmes Agency offer
friendly, efficient resolve to your insurance
The Holmes Agency will evaluate your insurance needs
and secure the best coverage at a fair price. We
have well established relationships with companies
that have proved their value and dependability.
Donna Holmes, Blaine Holmes,
Tammie Carter, Stacey Giancarlo.