Peculiar Places and Thrilling Tales from the Pine Tree State
A former Army fortification at the tip of Phippsburg protected the mouth of the Kennebec during both World Wars
Squirrel Point Light
This small lighthouse was part of a late 19th century navigation system created to safely guide ships along the tricky Kennebec River
The Public Theatre
Voted Maine’s best theatre, this Lewiston venue puts on plays in a former B-movie theatre that was Stephen King’s favorite Saturday spot
The Tarratine Club
A restaurant and event space that was home to Bangor’s elite “millionaire’s club” for over 100 years
Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
The former 1822 Oxford County jail was converted and reopened as the village public library in 1902
An early 20th century Norwegian stone hut built for family picnics provides panoramic views of Penobscot Bay.
An outlandish castle-shaped resort in Freeport built by the Electric Railway King of Maine
Fort Andross/Cabot Mill
Built on the site of a colonial fort, this hulking former cotton mill is now the home to over a hundred different businesses.
A federal arsenal built after the War of 1812 to help defend against our Canadian neighbors and their British overlords
and explore Maine.
Not just the tourist spots. But the out-of-the-way, wacky, “did you see that?” kinds of places that most people don’t bother with. Whether you’re just here for a weekend or you’ve lived here for a long time, Maine offers some pretty unique sights. And some of them have crazy tales to tell. So put on your Bean boots, grab a Moxie and get out there.