18 Places to Experience Unusual History in Maine - Atlas Obscura

History in Maine

Discover 18 places to experience unusual history in Maine.

Presque Isle, Maine

Double Eagle II Balloon Site

A small park commemorates the departure of the first-ever successful transatlantic balloon voyage.
Bar Harbor, Maine

Reis Education Canoe

The first handmade canoe built by members of the Passamaquoddy in over a century.
Bath, Maine

Wyoming Sculpture

One of the largest wooden ships ever built is honored by a steel sculpture evoking her once-superlative scale.