199 Pleasant St.
Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: (207) 729-1129
Fax: (207) 725-8310
The Swinging Bridge connects the neighborhoods Topsham Heights and Cabot Mill across the Androscoggin River. Built in 1892, it features on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the few surviving suspension bridges still in operation for pedestrians.
The St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Brunswick, Maine. Designed by famed architect Richard Upjohn, the church was built in 1845 in Gothic Revival style of architecture. The church features beautiful stained glass windows and a gabled roof. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Founded in 1883, this full service library contains a large variety of books, magazines, and reference materials plus offers over 300 user spaces for complete privacy.
A property of the Bowdoin College, the Henry Boody House or Boody-Johnson House dates back to the 1840s era. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, this historical home has adapted the Gothic Revival style of architecture.
Once the former home of Joshua Chamberlain, a Civil War hero and Maine Governor, this beautiful home is filled with artifacts and exhibits that relate to Mr. Chamberlain, his extraordinary career, and his family.
Some of the famous former residents of this home include Dr. Frank Whittier, one of the first forensic pathologists in the U.S., and Dr. Alice A.S. Whittier, one of the first female pediatricians in Maine. The seventeen rooms of this house provide a glimpse into 19th century upper-middle-class life in Maine and feature 1920's spices in the kitchen's spice racks.
Massachusetts Hall dates back to 1802 and is a part of the Bowdoin College. Initially, this building served as the main college building and currently is home to its English department. Also, the Massachusetts Hall is a Registered Historical Landmark.
First Parish Church in Brunswick was built in 1845 and is of immense significance. With a large membership of almost 850, it stands stern as one of the largest congregations in Maine. Apart from worship services, the church also arranges for an array of opportunities in context with social outreach, music, church governance and much more. Built in the Gothic Revival style, it was added to the prestigious National Register of Historic Places in 1969.
A college that has a history that is woven together with the history of the nation, Bowdoin College has enriched and enlightened minds in New England since 1794. Having a French heritage, its origins traced back to Huguenot descendants, this college enjoys being located in the beautiful landscape of Maine, away from the bustle of main cities like Portland, yet close to it, providing the ideal tranquil and peaceful environment for a good education. This environment is further fostered by an excellent staff and academics. The education and learning offered at Bowdoin College extends beyond academics, with the college itself follows principles and practices that ensure its campus is environmentally sustainable. See the website or call to know more.
Open from early May to mid-October, this natural phenomenon features marked nature trails, giant sand dunes, picnic areas, a 1783 barn museum that contains a world sand collection, antique farm tools, and sand paintings, a campground, gift shop, and convenience store. Guided safari tours are available every half hour, as well as narrated coach tours and walking tours.
Maine Beer Company was founded by Daniel Kleban and his brother, David, in 2013, in the quiet town of Freeport. But the history of this brewery dates back to half a decade earlier, when Daniel's enthusiasm for brewing and David's love for beer got them making beer in their own homes. Their very first beer, Peeper American Ale, was an instant hit, and witnessed great demand. Since then, the company grew and there was no looking back. The other varieties like King Titus American Porter, Lil One American Strong Ale, Lunch IPA and Mean Old Tom American Stout are equally delicious. Maine Beer Company welcomes visitors to their tasting room to sample their freshly prepared brews.
If you're big on geography, cartography or just want to decide where to travel next, head straight to Yarmouth, ME - home to the largest revolving globe in the world. Fondly called Eartha, it weighs a whopping 5,600 pounds (2500 kilograms) and stretches to a diameter of over 41 feet (12.5 meters). Encased in a weather proof glass structure that towers over 3 storys, it spins sedately for DeLorme, a leader in digital mapping technology that is headquartered in the same premises.