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Address: 72 Oak St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1814
Phone Number: +1 207-633-0820
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A long and rich history!

In a historic old house as you enter town, the historical society provides an easy peak into a very historic past. It will not take long to go through the handful of rooms, but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 22, 2016
KarlaSR
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Chappaqua, New York

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Chappaqua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

In a historic old house as you enter town, the historical society provides an easy peak into a very historic past. It will not take long to go through the handful of rooms, but you will learn a lot!

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very informative regarding the area. Love the history re: lobstering and early settlements. Enjoyed!

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Rochester N.H.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Don't be a dumb dumb, if you leave Boothbay without stopping at this old house full of history you just got robbed because this place is absolutely free and well worth the visit. But come on, don't be too cheap at least leave a small donation, someones got to heat and light this place for the next visitor. You will... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

We stopped by this local historical museum that happened to be having a fundraising bake sale with many locals stopping to buy tasty pies and treats. They have several rooms setup with historical artifacts relating to the ice pond industry, fishing industry, schools/signs, etc. They had a few Boothbay related history books and items for sale. Worth a quick visit... More 

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Chicago Il
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2012

I really enjoyed this museum. You get a feel for what the town was like in the past. I took the trolley to the museum but I missed it the first time around. I had to ask the driver to drop me off there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2012

Books available for purchase on history. Great pie sale.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2012

There's quite a bit of interesting history to be absorbed at the BRHSM. Worth the stop.

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