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Rufus Porter Museum and Cultural Heritage Center

67 North High St. (Route 302), Bridgton, ME
207-647-2828
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Ranked #11 of 15 attractions in Bridgton
Most recent review
- May 25, 2012
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Rufus Porter (circa 1850) invented the revolver of which the Colts bought the rights from him. He published the "Scientific American", a magazine still sold today, was a teacher, mural painter, author, and invented an airship/blimp that he hoped would carry '49ers to the Calif. Gold Rush, and was the Martha Stewart of his day - doing it all! This... More

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