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“Hard to get to, but history underfoot.”
Review of Damariscove Island

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Owner description: One of the nation's earliest settlement sites.
Rockland, Maine
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94 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Hard to get to, but history underfoot.”
Reviewed February 23, 2012

An offshore island used by the first European fishermen to dry their catch, an early settlement that barely echoes today, and a barren landscape with a great view of the bays it divides, and the shore behind.

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English first
South Bristol, Maine
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60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“interesting off-shore island”
Reviewed February 22, 2012

Damariscove is managed as a wildlife sanctuary, has a good network of maintained trails. There's a fresh water pond, and great rocks along the shore, as well as tiny museum of island life as it was. Careful of the fire ants brought in by sailors near the dock.

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