Fort Popham State Historic Site, Phippsburg

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#10 of 19 in Historic Sites in Mid Coast Maine
Fort Popham State Historic Site is located in Phippsburg. Fort Popham State Historic Site is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Phippsburg Edition.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Parking is very limited, but worth spending a couple of hours for a self guided tour. The views are amazing.  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    A very relaxing area to enjoy a picnic or visit the fort. You can soak your feet in the always cold Maine ocean. Bring along a book and find a bench to enjoy it while watching the seals offshore.  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    It is a bit run down as historical forts go - nothing like Fort Sumter or Castle Island. We were there on a rainy day and a good portion of the site is open to the rain. View of the harbor was very go...  more »
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  • June 26, 2017
    Great historical site with a marvelous view. Went in mid June and got to see some seals playing about in the water. The fort is right next to a beach that makes for a great walk. Might want to bring some bug spray, the mosquitoes were quite vicious.
  • June 27, 2017
    Love the history here. Such a great place to bring the family and look around and explore for free!
  • July 9, 2017
    Beautiful and free. No admission side. The admission side has to much erosion.
  • March 31, 2017
    Great place to explore. Beach is nice and awesome that you can bring dogs.
  • April 26, 2017
    This place is so beautiful. A site to see!

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