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Fort Popham State Historic Site, Phippsburg

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  • This is a great day trip to take with your kids if you're in the area. The fort is fairly small in size and doesn't open up until memorial day. There is a beach off to the right and some beautiful vie...  more »
  • This place is so interesting. You can walk all through it. Take a flash light because there are some dark corners to explore. It looks out over the water. When done take a walk on the beach. We saw a ...  more »
  • Off the beaten path, but worth the trip. The historical information is pretty thorough, but you're on your own, as there don't seem to be any rangers/interpreters around. Nice beach for a walk. And ve...  more »
  • If it about location, this place is it. Right at the river entrance, guarding the river at its narrowest. If it's about interesting, this is the place. Marvel at the granite work, explore the darkest chambers. Parking is limited, free. Everything else is just free.
  • Really nice spot on the river. Parking is super limited though!
  • the beach was fantastic. went crab hunting out on the island during low tide. make sure to check out the forts too.
  • What an amazing piece of history. You must stop and see it. It will blow your mind away how they built this on location and carved all the granite by hand. Incredible.
  • Love the the forts and all the historical significance that it holds there and the beach is beautiful.