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... America from Washington to Maine. Of course the original plan was from Maine to Washington but that is just a detail. We're stopping for fun times camping, hiking, folk dancing, Fringe fests, art & science museums, and whatever strikes our fancy.
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A Travel Blog entry by wheresgordon from Portland, Maine, United States
... who told me must have been referring to the dioramas and a few other artworks. I've since found out that there is a Maine State Museum nearby but it is not along the tunnel or in the Cross Office Building. I wish the directions I had been ...
A Travel Blog entry by tah101fall2012 from Augusta, Maine, United States
... , we finally came to the museum. The museum is located in the Maine State House complex inside the Cultural Building. The Maine State Museum shares a building with two other institutions: The Maine State Library and Maine State Archives. We drove into the ...
A Travel Blog entry by cjsetterlund from Augusta, Maine, United States
... ; After seeing it from this angle I decided to make a closer inspection of the Maine State Capitol. Portland was actually the original state capitol of Maine, but it was moved to Augusta in 1832 because ...
A Travel Blog entry by mefox13 from Augusta, Maine, United States
My first stop today was to the Maine State Historical Museum. I would have to say that it is one of the more impressive state museums I've encountered. The building was very large and exhibits extended onto multiple floors. There were ...
A Travel Blog entry by popusa2008 from Saco, Maine, United States
... class of the big freeze. Of course we had to ask the question what that was about. The storey goes back in the mid 90's Maine state as well as surrounding states had an ice storm that brought down high tension power lines and a lot of the State was ...
A Travel Blog entry by burtonll from Augusta, Maine, United States
... torch. Old Fort Western, built in 1754, is open today, with costumed guides interpreting life in the 1800's. Maine State Museum has displays of a textile factory, granite quarry, ice harvesting, lumbering, fishing, and shipbuilding. Acadia National ...
A Travel Blog entry by tumi1213 from Coastal Rt 1, Maine, United States
... Coast Guard, although ships today tend to rely on GPS. Inside the old keeper's house is the Fishermen's Museum, displaying artifacts of Maine lighthouses and the fishing/lobster industry. The three-foot long mounted lobster is truly impressive! The museum ...
A Travel Blog entry by cjsetterlund from Owls Head, Maine, United States
... because of the history and how these awkward looking vehicles actually changed the world.After leaving the Transportation Museum I headed to Owl’s Head State Park located on the northeast corner of the wide peninsula. It is here that the ...
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... antiquing opportunities in nearby Hallowell, and the Freeport outlets are just 40 minutes away. Old Fort Western and the Maine State Museum are sure to provide hours of enjoyment. Leading health care providers such as the new Maine General Alfond Center ...Traveler Rating
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