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10 Places You Recognize From Maine That Showed Up In Famous Movies

We take great pride in knowing that Maine is still one of America’s best kept secrets. Honestly, I think many of us would like to keep it that way forever. But, no matter how much we want to keep the flatlanders out by maintaining a low profile, we can’t help but be excited when we see something recognizable in a movie. Here are 10 places you might recognize from Maine that showed up in our favorite movies.

10. North Berwich Company Mill, North Berwick (Jumanji)


One of the best characters played by the late, great Robin Williams, Alan Parrish is released from the board game when two children begin playing with it. The exterior of the Parrish shoe factory was filmed at the Hurd Mill in North Berwick, Maine. The building was once a prosperous mill that made wool products, but had been empty for many years. Were you around for the filming of any of these? Head to our Facebook page and let us know what it was like!

Michelle
Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: mstarin@onlyinyourstate.com.