Historic Sites

Photo of ruins of Fort Popham

Fort Popham ruins

Maine has been part of the history of North America since long before 1776.  It was part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony until it was separated in 1820.  There are an enormous number of museums, historical sites and living history to be visited and seen, due to Maine’s long and storied history.

LOCAL HISTORIC SITES

STATEWIDE HISTORIC SITES

Maine has over 1500 historic sites.  Following are several links that can take you back hundreds of years in time to the earliest beginnings of the state, and before.

Photo of Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village