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Abyssinian Meeting House

Abyssinian Meeting House
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
The Abyssinian Meeting House is a historic church building in Portland, Maine. Built 1828-1831 by free African-Americans, it is Maine's oldest African-American church building, and the third oldest in the nation.

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park
Hancock County, Maine
The park was named in Honor of Ari & Jerry Acadia, who were good friends of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Rockefeller developed a network of carriage trails in the park.

Cape Neddick Light

Cape Neddick Light
Cape Neddick, York County, Maine
The Cape Neddick Light is a lighthouse in Cape Neddick, York, Maine. In 1874 Congress appropriated $15,000 to build a light station at the "Nubble" and in 1879 construction began.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is an historic cathedral in Portland, Maine that serves as seat of the Diocese of Portland.

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine is located in the Arts District of downtown Portland, Maine and features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for children and families.

Cony High School

Cony High School
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
Cony High School is a public school located in Augusta, Maine, that educates students from Grades 9 to 12. Cony draws its students from Augusta, as well as the surrounding communities

Cross Insurance Arena

Cross Insurance Arena
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
Cross Insurance Arena is a multi-purpose arena located in Portland, Maine. Built in 1977, at a cost of US$8 million, it is the home arena for the Maine Mariners of the ECHL.

Fort Gorges

Fort Gorges
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
Following the War of 1812, the United States Army Corps of Engineers proposed that a fort be built on Hog Island Ledge, in Casco Bay at the entrance to the harbor at Portland, Maine.

Fort Western

Fort Western
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
Fort Western is a former British colonial outpost at the head of navigation on the Kennebec River at modern Augusta, Maine. It was built in 1754 during the French and Indian War.

Funtown Splashtown USA

Funtown Splashtown USA
Saco, York County, Maine, 04072
Funtown Splashtown USA (commonly referred to as just "Funtown") is a family-owned amusement park. The park features Maine's only wooden roller coaster, Excalibur, as well as New England's longest and tallest log flume, Thunder Falls.

Kennebec Arsenal

Kennebec Arsenal
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine
Kennebec Arsenal is a historic arsenal in Augusta, Maine. It was largely developed between 1828 and 1838 in part because of border disputes with neighboring New Brunswick.

Lithgow Public Library

Lithgow Public Library
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
The Lithgow Public Library is the public library of Augusta, Maine. Established in 1896, and expanded in 1979 and 2016, it holds about 67,000 books.

Maine Discovery Museum

Maine Discovery Museum
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, 04401
The Maine Discovery Museum is Maine's largest children's museum and the largest located north of Boston, Massachusetts. It opened in 2001 in the converted Freese's Building department store following several years of planning and fundraising.

Maine State House

Maine State House
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04333
About 150 feet (46 m) in length, including the central portion with columns and cupola and two wings extending north and south, the building's cornerstone was laid on July 4, 1829.

Maine State Museum

Maine State Museum
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04333
The Maine State Museum is the official Maine government's museum and is adjacent to the Maine State House in Augusta. It collections focus on the state's pre-history, history, and natural science.

Memorial Bridge

Memorial Bridge
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine
The Memorial Bridge, also known as the Kennebec Memorial Bridge, is a bridge in Augusta, Maine, that crosses the Kennebec River, joining the east and west sides of the city. It carries U.S. Route 201, U.S. Route 202, Route 11, and Route 100.

Merrill Auditorium

Merrill Auditorium
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
Merrill Auditorium is a 1,908-seat auditorium located in Portland, Maine. Originally known as Portland City Hall Auditorium, it is located in the eastern section of Portland City Hall.

Old Port

Old Port
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
The Old Port (sometimes known as the Old Port Exchange) is a district of Portland, Maine, known for its cobblestone streets, 19th century brick buildings and fishing piers. The district is filled with boutiques, restaurants and bars.

Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum
Searsport, Waldo County, Maine, 04974
Founded in 1936, the Penobscot Marine Museum is Maine's oldest maritime museum and is designed to preserve and educate people regarding Maine's and Searsport's rich and unique maritime and shipbuilding history.

Portland City Hall

Portland City Hall
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
Portland City Hall is the center of city government in Portland, Maine. It is set in a prominent rise, anchoring a cluster of civic buildings at the eastern end of Portland's downtown.

Portland Head Light

Portland Head Light
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, 04107
Portland Head Light is a historic lighthouse sits at the entrance of the primary shipping channel into Portland Harbor, which is within Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine. Completed in 1791, it is the oldest lighthouse in the state of Maine.

Portland Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
The Portland Museum of Art is the largest and oldest public art institution in the U.S. state of Maine. Founded as the Portland Society of Art in 1882, it is located in the downtown area known area The Arts District in Portland, Maine.

Portland Observatory

Portland Observatory
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
The Portland Observatory is a historic maritime signal tower. Built in 1807, it is the only known surviving tower of its type in the United States.

Seashore Trolley Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum
Kennebunkport, York County, Maine, 04046
The Seashore Trolley Museum is the world's oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles. While the main focus of the collection is trolley cars (trams), it also includes rapid transit trains, trolley buses, and motor buses.

St. Denis Catholic Church

St. Denis Catholic Church
Whitefield, Kennebec County, Maine
St. Denis Catholic Church is a historic Roman Catholic church in North Whitefield, Maine. Built 1833–38, it is the third oldest Catholic church in New England.

St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
St. Mary's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Augusta, Maine. Built in 1926, it is one of the city's finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture.

Sugarloaf (Ski Resort)

Sugarloaf (Ski Resort)
Carrabassett Valley, Maine, 04947
Sugarloaf is a ski area and resort located on Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley, western Maine. It is the second largest ski resort east of the Mississippi in terms of skiable area (1,230 acres or 500 ha after Killington's 1,509 acres or 611 ha).

Tate House

Tate House
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04102
The Tate House is a historic house museum near the Fore River in the Stroudwater neighborhood of Portland, Maine.

The Blaine House

The Blaine House
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
The Blaine House, also known as James G. Blaine House, is the official residence of the Governor of Maine and his or her family. The Executive Mansion was officially declared the residence of the Governor in 1919.

Victoria Mansion (Morse-Libby House)

Victoria Mansion (Morse-Libby House)
Portland, Maine, 04101
Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House or Morse-Libby Mansion, is a landmark example of American residential architecture located in downtown Portland, Maine.

Viles Arboretum

Viles Arboretum
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
The Viles Arboretum (formerly known as the Pine Tree State Arboretum) is a botanical garden and arboretum with 5 miles (8 km) of trails, open year round without charge. The plant collection contains over 300 species or varieties of trees and shrubs.

Maine

Maine State Flag
Postal Code: ME
Capital City: Augusta
Became a State:
Population: 1,329,328*
Area: 35,379.74 miles2 (91,633.62 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Maine Landmarks

  1. Acadia National Park
  2. Funtown Splashtown USA
  3. Maine State House
  4. Portland Head Light
  5. Victoria Mansion (Morse-Libby House)
  6. Old Port
  7. Seashore Trolley Museum
  8. The Blaine House
  9. Viles Arboretum
  10. Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

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