Historic Sites - History in State Parks and Public Lands
From State Historic Sites to wilderness relics you will find
an abundant and rich history on land managed by the Division. From Lighthouses to forts to early settlements, Maine has seventeen official State Historic Sites and many other historic places that fall within the boundaries of State Parks and Public Lands.
Here is just a sampling of the stories you will find.
Where Teddy Roosevelt became
an outdoorsman and a conservationist
North America's oldest woolen
The nation's oldest blockhouse
The Popham Colony of 1607, site of the first ship ever
built in North America
A thousand year old community
on the Maine coast
10,000 years of Native American
A pair of steam locomotives "lost" in the middle of a forested wilderness.