Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site

Fort Edgecomb State Historic SitePhoto credit: Steve Lyons

Located on Davis Island in the Sheepscot River, Fort Edgecomb traces its origins to the early 19th century. Interpretive panels explain how hostilities in Europe led to construction of forts on the coast of Maine. The centerpiece of the fort is the Blockhouse, completed in 1809. It represents America's best-preserved blockhouse of the period. It sits on the highest point overlooking the Sheepscot River. Visitors are welcome to discover the views from the horizontal musket ports. During the summer months, guided tours and special events are planned.

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07/03/2017

A Maine Adventure Photo Tour: Lighthouses & Lobsters

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime…
07/05/2017

Photo Tour: Vinalhaven Island Excursion

Travel adventure and photography education awaits you on this one-day photo tour and island journey…
07/09/2017

Photo Tour: Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Sunset Journey

Travel adventure and photography education combine to bring you to one of the most spectacular…
07/14/2017

Tall Ship Windjammer Parade aboard the Schooner Olad

Get a first hand view of the tall ships that participate in this annual event while aboard the…
07/15/2017

Behind Closed Doors Tour of Castle Tucker

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