This Giant Chicken Barn In Maine Is A Book Lover’s Paradise

If there’s one thing we love it’s a day spent thrift shopping, vintage searching and antique following in Maine! There are tons of options depending on what you’re after. If it’s clothes, you’ll probably find yourself at one of the many thrift shops in Portland. Antiques? Maybe Wells. But, if you’re looking for something unique and gigantic, you’re going to want to check out this former chicken bar in Ellsworth.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Big Chicken Barn Books & Antiques is located at 1768 Bucksport Rd., Ellsworth, Maine. Between January and March they’re 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., from April to June they’re open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., from July through August they’re open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and September to December they’re open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit their website or check them out on Facebook. And, you can always call them on 207-667-7308.

For more ways to shop vintage and antiques in Maine, check out this list of 7 winter flea markets that will keep your wallet busy throughout the cold weather.