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High Street Historic District

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Address: Camden, ME
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Added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1989, Camden's...

Added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1989, Camden's official historic district comprises fifty-eight buildings on High Street between Main Street and Sherman Point Road.

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Camden

The town of Camden is a charming harbor town in Maine, picturesque harbor, beautiful historic library, Great shopping and restaurants in the area

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The town of Camden is a charming harbor town in Maine, picturesque harbor, beautiful historic library, Great shopping and restaurants in the area

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Normal, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice area near the waterfront. Some interesting shops and places to eat. It is a small area so you can cover the entire place in an afternoon. I suggest walking through the park on the east wide of town. Lovely views of the harbor.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very unusual spot. A beautiful seaside garden and lush lawn covered amphitheater that sits literally right on the harbor. Unfortunately there were no performances scheduled during our short stay in Camden. Definitely requires a return visit.

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Hope, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The downtown historic district is charming (Peyton Place was filmed here) but parking is a bit of a nightmare.

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Rome, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We visited the Camden library and enjoyed a short respite in the park. Beautiful views of Camden Harbor and gardens. Being Southerners, we got a chuckle out of the inscription on the Civil War monument which is dedicated to the local boys who fought during "The Great Rebellion".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by a visitor center in Maine and the lady there told us about Camden. We we so glad she did. We just wanted to walk about and enjoy the scenery. The marina was so nicely maintained and the street shops were so nice. Some of them are pricey but you just have to dig a little for some... More 

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Oakland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The Camden Public Library combines a unique, modern, underground facility married to the historic, brick structure. The library overlooks a public park/ garden which overlooks the harbor. The flowering roses in the park make for wonderful picture taking opportunities. The library has many interesting historic displays along with artwork based on local scenes.

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San Antnio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Camden a typical New England town. Lots of nice shops, restaurants and numerous bed and breakfast to select from. We stayed at the Heartstone and never been disappointed. Their night 4-5 course meals are excellent and a lovely way to spend the evening. Mount Battie located just a touch down the road offers a super view of the town plus... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

High Street has historic architecture, nice shops, gorgeous sea views, good restaurants and great people-watching opportunities, but it's a bit commercialized. The shops are generally expensive. But, it's such a beautifully area, it's to be expected.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I wouldn't say I found the best stores ever but it was a nice walk and a nice downtown. There's a few extra side streets to check out which is always nice and you should definitely go by the water.

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