Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site

66 Fort Rd.
Edgecomb, ME 04556- Map It
(207) 882-7777

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site occupies 3 acres on the s. end of Davis Island, just s. off US 1. An 1808-09 octagonal wooden blockhouse built of hand-hewn timbers for the War of 1812 is one of the best-preserved of its kind in North America and offers a skillfully made example of the construction methods of the period. Living-history encampments featuring demonstrations of cooking, sewing and Colonial games take place June through August. Informational panels are available. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$4; $1 (ages 5-11 and 65+).
Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-dusk, Memorial Day-Labor Day.