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Burnham Tavern Museum

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This is the oldest building in eastern Maine, circa 1770, as well as the only area structure with a Revolutionary War history. Located on Main and Free streets, the tavern displays artifacts and memorabilia from that period which include paintings, furnishings, and photographs; Civil War relics are also featured.

Listed on the National Register of Histoic Places, the local businessplace served as the meeting place where plans were formulated for the historic first naval battle of the Revolutionary War.

Open Monday-Friday, mid-June through Labor Day; by appointment the rest of the year. Since 1910, the site has been owned and maintained by the Hannah Weston chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Location: 2 Free Street, Main Street, Machias Maine 04654 Telephone 207-255-4432

Other History nearby:
(Machias) Burnham Tavern Museum
(Ellsworth) Colonel Black Mansion
(Machiasport) Gates House
(Bar Harbor) Natural History Museum
(Bar Harbor) Oceanarium
(Sullivan) Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society

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