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Ellsworth, ME
(range: 11 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. Visitors can explore a superb historic house, stroll through beautiful gardens, play croquet, hike on pristine trails, and much more. (This excerpt taken from the Woodlawn Museum website)
The Atlantic Brewing Company began as Acadia Brewing in 1991. At first the brewery was located inside the Lompoc Cafe in downtown Bar Harbor and had a maximum capacity of just one barrel at a time. Within a few years the demand for our beers had grown so much that we moved the brewery two doors down from the restaurant and increased our capacity to seven-barrel batches. However, by 1998, we had outgrown that facility as well and so we moved again – this time to our current location on the Knox Road. Our estate brewery was built on the grounds of a 19th century Maine farmstead, that employs native vegetation and local stonework. (This excerpt taken from the The Atlantic Brewing Company website)
Bar Harbor Cellars is built on the 100 acre Sweet Pea Farm, located only minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. A line of vineyard trellises roll down the field towards the pond while the barn and winery courtyard welcome you for a visit. (This excerpt taken from the Bar Harbor Cellars website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the The Telephone Museum website)
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Prospect, ME
(range: 14 miles)
The Fort Knox Historic Site features one of the best-preserved examples of coastal defense fortifications constructed in the mid-1800s. It is America's first fort named after Major General Henry Knox.  (This excerpt taken from the Fort Knox website)
A TRUE LANDMARK IN BAR HARBOR! Enter the world of 18th century pirates--carousing buccaneers, an authentic, full-scale pirate ship, and lavish landscaping. Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls! (This excerpt taken from the Pirates Cove Bar Harbor website)
Penobscot Marine Museum brings Maine’s maritime history to life on a campus of beautiful historic buildings in the charming seacoast village of Searsport, Maine. Exhibits throughout the campus tell unique stories of ship captains and their families, the industries of Penobscot Bay, global maritime trade, and today’s fisheries. (This excerpt taken from the Penobscot Marine Museum website)
The Asticou Azalea Garden is an inspiring garden at the Preserve, combining the best natural features of Mount Desert Island with design elements inspired by classic Japanese gardens. (This excerpt taken from the Asticou Azalea Garden website)
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Bass Harbor, ME
(range: 17 miles)
Island Cruises offers a leisurely, interactive introduction to the outer islands, wildlife, and history of the Bar Harbor and Acadia area. Spectacular wildlife abounds—from sunbathing seals to majestic osprey and eagles, all observable in their natural habitats. It’s no wonder that the Audubon Society, Nature Conservancy, and Maine Coast Heritage Trust have all made such strong commitments to Blue Hill Bay. (This excerpt taken from the Island Cruises website)
Eagle Lake is situated primarily within 23,000 acres of Maine Public Reserved Land near the Town of Eagle Lake, in Maine’s Aroostook County. One of the most remote bodies of water in the Fish River chain, Eagle Lake covers 5,581 acres with a maximum water depth of 136 feet. The lake is noted primarily for its outstanding brook trout, lake trout and landlocked salmon angling and is one of few Maine lakes that offers hook and line rainbow smelt angling, year-round, in freshwater. (This excerpt taken from the Eagle Lake Recreation Area website)
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