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This five-building museum complex provides a look at life in 19th-century rural Maine; re-created exhibits include a blacksmith shop, stencil shop, carriage house and freight shed. A variety of historical displays feature collections of farm equipment and other artifacts.

Highlights include the five-room Blossom House, built in the late 1700s. Guided tours of the site are offered Tuesday-Sunday afternoons, Memorial Day through the end of September; by appointment the rest of the year.

Location: Main Street, Monmouth Maine 04543 Telephone 207-933-2287

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

10/19 Coming to The Monmouth area
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