10 Historic Towns In Maine That Will Transport You To The Past

Depending on how you count your days, Maine’s history is either thousands of years old or just shy of two hundred. The earliest humans recorded in Maine were the Red Paint People who are believed to have been here between 3000 B.C. and 1000 B.C. And you think YOU’RE a true Mainer! After that time a variety of towns were created before it officially became Maine in 1820. All of this means that there’s a whole lot of history hanging out in these parts! If you love learning about Vacationland’s past, you’ll want to visit the most historic towns in Maine, listed here. They might not necessarily be the oldest, but they come with some pretty cool stories!

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