The Oldest Covered Bridge In Maine Has Been Around Since 1857

Maine does a lot of things well, but history and beauty are at the top of the list. There are a lot of ways to experience both of these things (have you checked out this fall foliage cruise?) and we’re always on the lookout for new ones. This covered bridge in Fryeburg offers both quintessential charm and some interesting history. Here’s more on why you’ll want to plan a trip to Hemlock Bridge in Maine, one of the oldest covered bridges in New England.

You can visit the Hemlock Bridge in Maine any time of year, but be mindful of cars. This bridge is still operational. You’ll find most of the covered bridges in Maine in one of the most jaw-dropping regions. Click here for a full road trip to see them.

Have you ever experienced Hemlock Bridge in Maine? What did you think? Be sure to share your experiences with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! If you’re fascinated by bridges, you might be curious to learn about the haunted history of the Brownsville Road Bridge, the most haunted bridge in Maine.

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Address: Hemlock Bridge Road, Hemlock Bridge Rd, Fryeburg, ME 04037, USA
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Hemlock Bridge in Maine

October 03, 2021

What are some other covered bridges in Maine?

One of the best parts about traveling to New England is the opportunity to explore the country's most charming and impressive historic destinations. Here in Maine, we pride ourselves on the abundance of picturesque covered bridges, many of which are still operational. In fact, we've even put together a road trip that will take you to the most charming covered bridges in Maine. These destinations include Babb's Covered Bridge in South Windham, Parsonsfield-Porter Bridge in Porter, Lovejoy Bridge in Andover, Sunday River Bridge in Newry, Hemlock Bridge in Fryeburg, and Bennett Bridge in Lincoln Plantation. Learn more about this exciting covered bridges road trip through Maine.

What are the top historic attractions in Maine?

Maine is a state whose history is as impressive as it is fascinating. Visiting Maine today means the chance to engage in the state's history in a truly meaningful way, thanks to the preservation of some of the state's most historic sites. Some of these places include Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth, Old Port in Portland, Acadia National Park in Mt. Desert, Victoria Mansion in Portland, Palace Playland in Old Orchard Beach, Fort Knox in Prospect, the Wadsworth-Longfellow House & Garden in Portland, Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Quoddy Head State Park in Lubec, Baxter House in Gorham, the Harriet Beecher Stow House in Brunswick, Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Winslow Homer Studio in Scarborough, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester, and Fort Kent Blockhouse. Have you experienced any of these historic sites in Maine?