Step Back Into History At Maine’s Oldest Standing Tavern

Maine has some of the most interesting history in the northeast, but sometimes this history comes in places you least expect. In addition to old mills, roads and historic homes, a lot of Maine’s history lies within the old businesses and shops that have stood the test of time. But, only one of these places can be referred to as the “the Birthplace of Maine.” To find out how it earned this distinction, check out this story of the state’s oldest standing tavern.

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

For another piece of history, check out the story of Maine’s oldest inn by clicking here.