Androscoggin Historical Society
207-784-0586. County Building 2 Turner Street, 04210. Open W-F 9-12 & 1-5
Contains genealogical information, and artifacts of local history. Bird collection, farming tools, Civil War memorabilia. Court St. door, elevator available
Fort O'Brien State Historic Site
207-941-4014. c/o Bureau of Parks and Lands, 106 Hogan Road, 04401.
Fort O'Brien (Fort Machias) was built in 1775 and destroyed by the British in the same year. This state historic site is one of few Maine forts active during three wars - the American Revolution, War of 1812 and Civil War.
The Old Canada Road Historical Society
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207-443-5967. P. O. Box 742, 04920
Genealogy, Somerset County, Bingham, Moscow, Caratunk, Civil War, Arnold Expedition, Old Canada Road, Moose River, Logging history, Upper Kennebec Valley, Concord, Cemetery listings, Solon, Jackman, The Forks
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum CWDT
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207-729-6606, Fax: 207-729-6012. 226 Maine Street, 04011
Past Governor of Maine, President of Bowdoin College, Civil War General and hero of Little Round Top. Artifacts of the Civil War.
Blacksmith Shop Museum
207-564-8618. 98 Dawes Rd, 04426
Restored Civil War period shop containing much of the original equipment, including an anvil, bellows, and an ox lifter.
Lee Historical Society & Museum
207-738-2205, Fax: 207-738-5014. P.O. Box 224, 04455.
Directions: From I-95 exit 5, turn right at the end of Lincoln's Main Street onto Route 6. About 10 miles ahead is the museum in the middle of the town of Lee.
A time capsule of the Victorian Era lovingly restored and maintained in a three storied Main Street building. Room settings, Civil War history, a carriage house, stuffed animals and genealogies.
Norway Historical Society
207-743-7377. 232 Main St., 04268. Open during the summer or by appointment
Maps, newspapers, civil war items.
Fifth Maine Regiment Center
207-766-3330, Fax: 207-766-3083. PO Box 41, 04108. Open weekends June-September and during the week July and August.
The Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Hall is a National Register property built by Civil War veterans in 1888. Civil war museum and Peaks Island memorabilia.
Fort Popham State Historic Site
207-389-1335, Fax: 207-389-9971. 10 Perkin Farm Ln, 04562. Open Memorial Day to Sept. 30
Fort Popham is a semi-circular granite fort built in 1861 for use during the Civil War. Modifications were made and the fort used again in the Spanish American War and World War 1.
Pittsfield Historical Society, Depot House Museum
207-487-3136. 1 Railroad Plaza, 04967. Open in the summer.
Wooden building from turn of the 20th century with stained glass, Civil War and railroad memorabilia.
Neal Dow Memorial
207-773-7773. 714 Congress St., 04102. Open to tours Monday through Friday, 11:00AM to 4:00PM.
Late Federal-style mansion of Civil War General Neal Dow. National Historic Landmark.
Redington Museum & Apothecary, Waterville Historical Society
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207-872-9439. 6 Silver St. Unit B, 04901
19th century apothecary, Civil War items, Indian relics, china, and silverware. Library contains local photos, manuscripts and diaries. Building was built in 1814.