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Wiscasset, Maine

Wiscasset 

 

Known as the “Prettiest Village in Maine”, Wiscasset is located on the banks of the Sheepscot River in Maine’s mid-coast region. Surrounded by picturesque and historic towns, beautiful waterways and dramatic lighthouses, Wiscasset was incorporated in 1760 as part of the town of Pownalborough. Late eighteenth and nineteenth century architecture can be seen throughout the village and surrounding towns. Visitors can enjoy the many antiques shops downtown along with art galleries, restaurants and beautiful old buildings. Wiscasset is one hour north of Portland and less than half an hour southwest of Boothbay Harbor.

Contact the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber of Commerce or the Town of Wiscasset for listings of restaurants and lodging, and many more local activities.  Other museums and historic sites nearby include the 1811 Lincoln County Old Jail and Museum and the 1761 Pownalborough Courthouse in Dresden.

 

 

Known as the “Prettiest Village in Maine”, Wiscasset is located on the banks of the Sheepscot River in Maine’s mid-coast region. Surrounded by picturesque and historic towns, beautiful waterways and dramatic lighthouses, Wiscasset was incorporated in 1760 as part of the town of Pownalborough. Late eighteenth and nineteenth century architecture can be seen throughout the village and surrounding towns. Visitors can enjoy the many antiques shops downtown along with art galleries, restaurants and beautiful old buildings. Wiscasset is one hour north of Portland and less than half an hour southwest of Boothbay Harbor.

Contact the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber of Commerce or the Town of Wiscasset for listings of restaurants and lodging, and many more local activities.  Other museums and historic sites nearby include the 1811 Lincoln County Old Jail and Museum and the 1761 Pownalborough Courthouse in Dresden.

 

 

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