Visit These Fascinating Military Fort Ruins In Maine For An Adventure Into The Past

Located on Peaks Island in Maine, Battery Steele is a former military fort that was used during the second World War to protect Portland Harbor against possible enemy attacks.¬†Because of Battery Steele’s role in history, it was added to the National Registry Listing in 2005.

Today the military fort is part of the Peaks Island Land Preserve and a destination that brings visitors who are curious to check out what remains of Battery Steele. If you have a love of adventure, are a bit of a history buff, and enjoy graffiti art, read on to learn more about what you’ll see when you explore these fascinating military ruins.

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Visit here for more information about Battery Steele and to plan your outing. Check out Casco Bay Lines website for the current ferry schedule too.

Address: Peaks Island, ME 04108, USA