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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 Belfast Historical Society and Museum is dedicated to the collection, conservation, preservation and interpretation of artifacts relevant to Belfast history. Visitors to the Museum will enjoy vintage photographs, maps, postcard collections and interpretive displays. An extensive archives and library are available for research. (This excerpt taken from the The Belfast Historical Society and Museum website)
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Prospect, ME
(range: 12 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)
Located a few minutes north of Camden on U.S. Route 1, the park offers year-round trail activities and camping. Winter camping, in a rustic shelter, is also offered and available by reservation by calling the park. Renowned for the panoramic view of Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay from the top of Mt. Battie, which inspired Edna St. Vincent Millay's poem "Renascence," the park still inspires wonder in visitors today. (This excerpt taken from the Camden Hills State Park website)
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Winterport, ME
(range: 17 miles)
Winterport Winery is located in the historic village of Winterport, not far from Bangor, and offers a selection of award winning fruit wines to complement various cuisines. Sophisticated and supple, our wines both elegantly accompany formal occasions and also stand refreshingly on their own. To expand our beverage offerings to include beer, Penobscot Bay Brewery – our on-site brewing facility was started in 2009 specializing in small batch, handcrafted brews that are fresh, flavorful and fantastic. (This excerpt taken from the Winterport Winery 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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Ellsworth, ME
(range: 20 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)
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Camden, ME
(range: 20 miles)
The Snow Bowl has that friendly small-town feel, and with nearly 1,000 feet of vertical elevation and more than 20 recently expanded runs, it shines as a seacoast ski resort. Nestled among picturesque harbors, charming inns and award-winning restaurants, the Snow Bowl is also the only ski area on the East Coast with ocean views. (This excerpt taken from the Camden Snow Bowl 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)
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Owls Head, ME
(range: 23 miles)
Owls Head Lighthouse sits majestically atop an 80-foot bluff overlooking Penobscot Bay, near the entrance to Rockland Harbor along Midcoast Maine. Once atop the lighthouse visitors have the chance to admire the gorgeous fourth order Fresnel lens that dates back to 1856 while enjoying panoramic views of the bay, islands and marine traffic, including Maine’s elegant windjammer fleet. (This excerpt taken from the Owls Head Light website)
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