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Baxter State Park image
(Range: 49 miles)
Percival P. Baxter made it his life’s “magnificent obsession” to create, protect, and provide to the people of Maine a wilderness haven encompassing some of the most rugged terrain in the Northeast. Learn why this landscape deserves such lifelong devotion. We here at Baxter State Park are charged with upholding Baxter’s wishes. (Curated content from baxterstatepark.org)
Burnham Tavern Museum image
(Range: 50 miles)
One of 21 homes in the United States designated as most significant to the American Revolution. (Curated content from www.burnhamtavern.com)
Tides Institute & Museum of Art image
(Range: 51 miles)
Located directly on the U.S./Canada border between New England and the Atlantic Provinces, the Tides Institute & Museum of Art weaves together a range of regional and international interests, resources, and initiatives to build critical mass, synergy and connectedness that contribute to the region's cultural and economic well being and links to the broader world. (Curated content from www.tidesinstitute.org)
Patten Lumbermens Museum image
(Range: 54 miles)
The Patten Lumbermen’s Museum invites you to visit our facility to learn all about Maine logging history, including the use of bateaux on waterways to transport supplies, the stories of the fearless river drivers, what life was like inside a remote logging camp, and even the role of bean hole beans. Follow the links above for more information, and make sure to visit the museum in person for the full lumbering experience! (Curated content from lumbermensmuseum.org)
West Quoddy Head Lighthouse image
(Range: 56 miles)
Originally built in 1808, by order of President Thomas Jefferson, the original wooden tower was replaced by the current tower which became operational in 1858. The red and white tower is the only "candy striped" tower in the United States. The Tower is 49 feet tall, with a 16 foot diameter base. The center of the lantern stands 83 feet above sea level.  (Curated content from westquoddy.com)
Jasper Beach image
(Range: 57 miles)
Jasper Beach is located in Howard Cove, Machiasport, just west of Machias Bay. It is dominantly a gravel beach. Bedrock frames Howard Cove making Jasper a pocket beach. It is also a barrier split that originates at an eroding bluff of glacial material on the west and terminates at a tidal inlet on the east. In addition the beach is cracked by fresh and saltwater lagoons, and a salt marsh. (Curated content from machiasport.org)
Katahdin Woods and Waters image
(Range: 57 miles)
Spread across a wild landscape offering spectacular views of Mount Katahdin, Katahdin Woods and Waters invites discovery of its rivers, streams, woods, flora, fauna, geology, and the night skies that have attracted humans for millennia. (Curated content from www.nps.gov)
Frenchman Bay Conservancy image
(Range: 66 miles)
Our conserved lands protect a broad variety of ecosystems and traditional land uses, including forest, wetlands, coastline, mountains, an organic farm, a working woodlot, blueberry fields, and waterfront along a wild and scenic river. Frenchman Bay Conservancy maintains more than 28 miles of year-round public access hiking trails for nature observation, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hunting. We protect access for the public to enjoy scenic vistas, sandy beaches, rocky coastlines and mudflats for recreation and commercial access including clam and worm harvesting. (Curated content from frenchmanbay.org)
The Telephone Museum image
(Range: 69 miles)
The device described in that patent changed the world. It became known as the telephone – and the history of that device, the other inventions it spawned, the businesses it created, the people who worked to construct, maintain, and improve the network of telephone wires that spanned the country are subjects that The Telephone Museum invites you to explore. (Curated content from thetelephonemuseum.org)
Woodlawn Museum image
(Range: 69 miles)
Woodlawn is a 180-acre historic estate located a quarter mile from downtown Ellsworth, Maine. Once home to three generations of the Black family, it is now treasured for the Black House, its historic house museum, community and formal gardens, and its public park with walking trails. (Curated content from woodlawnmuseum.org)
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