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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlin Museum

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This is a partially restored Federal-style house with Victorian Gothic additions. Once this house belonged to Lawrence Chamberlain, a Civil War hero, president of Bowdoin College and governor of Maine during 1867-71. Some of the guests that Chamberlin entertained include Hellen Keller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Wadsworth, and Gens. George McLellan, William Tecumseh Sherman, Ulysses S. Grant and Phillip Sheridan.

Tours are available. Open Tues-Sat 10-4, from June to Columbus Day. The last tour begins 45 minutes before closing.

Location: 226 Maine St, Brunswick Maine 04011 Telephone 207-729-6606

Other History nearby:
(Auburn) Androscoggin Historical Society Museum
(Bridgton) Bridgton Historical Society Museum
(Damariscotta) Chapman-Hall House
(Bethel) Dr. Moses Mason House Museum
(Edgecomb) Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site
(Brunswick) Joshua Lawrence Chamberlin Museum

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