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Fort Popham State Historic Site, Phippsburg

(4.5/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • 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 »
  • This old fort provides a fun adventure, a great beach, free entrance (but limited parking), and opportunities for fishing. The best part? It doesn't cost a nickel. If you only have a couple of hours a...  more »
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  • 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.