The Oldest Bar In Maine Has A Fascinating History

Most people know all about our potato, lumber and political history, but did you know that there’s an important piece of Maine’s past that exists in the form of a bar? For those who always found history class to be a bit boring, this might be the perfect way to make things more interesting. Head to Freeport, walk inside and order a drink at the oldest bar in Maine. And, while you’re there, take a moment to appreciate the fascinating history inside. Read on to find out what that is!

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:

Visit Jameson Tavern at 115 Main Street, Freeport, Maine. You can call them on (207) 865-4196.

For more Maine relics, head to this small town for a trip down memory lane. It’s FULL of antique stores that will fill your weekend with fun!