Fort Popham State Historic Site, Phippsburg

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  • We had a really great time exploring here. Interesting history. Way off the beaten path so be aware you have to drive a bit. 
    We had a really great time exploring here. Interesting history. Way off the beaten path so be aware you have to drive a bit.  more »
  • This fort was built during the Civil War to protect Main'e shipbuilding up the river from racist rebel traitors. It is situated right on the Kennebec River, with pretty views. There is parking right.....  more
    This fort was built during the Civil War to protect Main'e shipbuilding up the river from racist rebel traitors. It is situated right on the Kennebec River, with pretty views. There is parking right.....  more »
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  • We visited here at low tide and it was incredible! Sweeping Beach views, big waves, soft sand. Further out, there are huge rocks and tide pools to explore. Can't wait to come back in the summer so the kids and splash around in the many shallow pools at low tide. Remember to stay off the dunes, though.
  • The fort was closed!

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