Pownalborough Courthouse

23 Court House Rd.
Dresden, ME 04342- Map It
Phone: (207) 882-6817

AAA Editor Notes

Pownalborough Courthouse is w. on SR 128 to 23 Court House Rd. The only pre-Revolutionary War courthouse remaining in the state, this three-story 1761 structure includes a furnished courtroom, judges' chambers, bedrooms, kitchen, tavern and parlor. Before he became president, John Adams once tried a case at the courthouse. Displays of antique tools and machinery chronicle the area's history. A Revolutionary-era cemetery is on the grounds. Guided tours and nature trails are available. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
$5; free (ages 0-15).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4, July-Aug.; Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4, Memorial Day-June 30 and Sept. 1-Columbus Day. Allow 30 minutes minimum.