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Andre the Seal Statue

Harbor View Drive, Rockport Marine Park, Rockport, ME 04856
207-236-0676
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Rockport
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Interesting little statue at Rockport Harbor that families will enjoy viewing and then later reading the book about Andre.

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Milford, New Hampshire
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Wendy wanted to see Andre's statue ! and had told me this about a year ago, so when I found out that she was going to be in Milford, NH for the weekend I planed a trip to Rockport, Me for her to meet Andre ! .

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Bethesda, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My sister and I grew up watching Andre perform in Rockport Harbor. After he passed this became an annual stop. We have pictures of my sister and I at the statue throughout the years. In addition to visiting the statue the view from Rockport Harbor is beautiful and much quieter than Camden or Rockland Harbor. Nice place for a picnic

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New York City
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

When i was young, I saw Andre in the harbor, and I didn't know their was a statue. Romantic park and peaceful views of the fishing boats

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Saco
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Every year I find my way to the Rockport harbor and visit my "friend" Andre. I have more than a dozen pictures of Andre with my children (at different ages), other family members and friends; as we pause to reflect on Andre's life and the Coast of Maine!

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Rockport, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A small park with a great view. The park has a great view of the quiet harbor activity and a panoramaic view out to the sea can be seen as well. There is room to park and places to sit. Telling the Story of Andre near the statue is a cool spot for story telling. And besides the granite is... More

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London
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128 reviews 128 reviews
46 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

OK it is only a statue and it is not in the most buzzing place in Maine. But it is THE ANDRE THE SEAL. Well worth stopping by and taking few pictures! The setting is really nice, and the statue is very lifelike. As the previous review said, it is just a statue, but I drove miles and miles to... More

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brown-town me
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The wife and I would sometimes go here to relax after a day of hard work and just sit on the bench watching the eagles fly about or watch the people fishing off the docks. What a finish to a tough day and always made the day worth living...Rockport citizens are so lucky to have such a wonderful place to... More

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Meriden, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Andre was a seal who came to the Rockport harbor all the time and became well known to the locals. His statue is in the harbor.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

The Harbor itself is beautiful and Andre just adds to the appeal. A wonderful place to just sit and watch the boats, whether sailing or motor, come and go. A great people watching port.

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