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One of 21 homes in the United States designated as most significant to the American Revolution. (This excerpt taken from the Burnham Tavern Museum website)
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Machiasport, ME
(range: 10 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. (This excerpt taken from the Jasper Beach website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Tides Institute & Museum of Art website)
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.  (This excerpt taken from the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse website)
Since 1927 golfers from the United States and Canada have enjoyed our picturesque nine hole course situated on the banks of the St. Croix River in Calais, Maine. The well-maintained greens and wide fairways offer both the experienced golfer and the beginner an enjoyable day of golf. Crowds are scarce, while osprey and eagle sightings are common. This is golf the way it should be. (This excerpt taken from the The St. Croix Country Club website)
Schoodic Peninsula, the only part of Acadia National Park found on the mainland, boasts granite headlands that bear erosional scars of storm waves and flood tides. Although similar in scenic splendor to portions of Mount Desert Island, the Schoodic Coast is a more secluded area. It is about an hour drive from the Hulls Cove Visitor Center on Mount Desert Island. (This excerpt taken from the Schoodic Peninsula website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Frenchman Bay Conservancy website)
You can explore beautiful natural and historical sights with a variety of cruises available through Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company! (This excerpt taken from the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company website)
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Bar Harbor, ME
(range: 41 miles)
At the Abbe's downtown museum, visitors find dynamic and stimulating exhibitions and activities interspersed with spaces for quiet reflection. The history and cultures of the Native people in Maine, the Wabanaki, are showcased through changing exhibitions, special events, teacher workshops, archaeology field schools, and workshops for children and adults. (This excerpt taken from the Abbe Museum website)
Acadia National Park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats, and a rich cultural heritage. At 3.5 million visits a year, it's one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the United States. Visitors enjoy 27 miles of historic motor roads, 158 miles of hiking trails, and 45 miles of carriage roads. (This excerpt taken from the Acadia National Park website)
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