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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: 10 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)
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Winterport, ME
(range: 10 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)
Lake St. George State Park is located 16 miles west of Belfast and 25 miles east of Augusta on the northwest shore of beautiful Lake St. George. State Route 3 ran parallel and close to the lake, which was originally part of a farmstead. The centerpiece of the park is Lake St. George itself. Some of the park's campsites are located right on the shoreline where a morning cup of coffee can be enjoyed while watching the sun rise over the crystal clear water. (This excerpt taken from the Lake St. George State Park 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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Bangor, ME
(range: 20 miles)
36-holes of the most challenging adventure GOLF in New England. On "Treasure Island", you'll be sure to enjoy all the exotic gardens as you putt your way around the alligator-infested lagoons. Fountains and waterfalls will keep your attention as you try to make par.  (This excerpt taken from the Blackbeards website)
Our purpose at the Cole Land Transportation Museum is to collect, preserve, and display (before they disappear forever) a cross section of Maine's land transportation equipment from which this and future generations will gain knowledge of the past. (This excerpt taken from the Cole Land Transportation Museum website)
Everywhere you look there's endless excitement and the kind of thrills you just don't find anywhere else. Experience 1,000 Vegas-style slots, big-time tables, thrilling harness racing, and the kind of red carpet service you can only find in Hollywood. (This excerpt taken from the Hollywood Casino at Bangor website)
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