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Interesting Stop

We were traveling in Canada and came back over the border to visit this historic site. The... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
CKT808
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Pleasant quick visit

If you're interested in history this is a good place for a quick visit. It is conveniently... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Andrew B
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Somerville
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1 Jul 2018
“Interesting Stop”
10 Jun 2018
“Pleasant quick visit”
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Blockhouse Rd, Fort Kent, ME 04743
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

We were traveling in Canada and came back over the border to visit this historic site. The American and Canadian Fort Kent border crossings were not busy, so it was an easy stop. The blockhouse is just a few blocks from the bridge. It was...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

If you're interested in history this is a good place for a quick visit. It is conveniently located. One only needs 30 - 45 minutes for a visit.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The local boy scouts (Troop 189) continue to do a great job maintaining this place. Definitely worth stopping by.

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We walked to the blockhouse from our motel. The area and gift shop (very reasonable prices) are kept up by the state and a local boy scout troop.

Thank snifflz1
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Worth a visit if you're in the area. The history behind the blockhouse is perhaps more interesting than the blockhouse itself, but the area is beautiful. Make sure to read the sign with the story of the Bloodless Battle of Aroostook County and how the...More

Thank KAB323
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the place to see if you would like to experience the feel of being in a block house looking through a hole in the side of the building looking for Indians etc.

1  Thank motorcycles1
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is such a charming and educational little park that you might miss if you're not paying attention. Wonderful explanation of the history of the Aroostook War and the activities that finally decided the border between Maine and New Brunswick in 1842, and the blockhouse...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Small Park with an interesting history. Picnic area near the river. Operated by the Boy Scouts. If you have a national parks Passport book bring it, it is a state historical site but a National also so there is a stamp

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Cool stop on our trip. Quick visit, nice park by the river, would be a pretty place for a picnic lunch.

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Interesting look back in time in when you explore the Blockhouse itself. The grounds are nice. Great place for a picnic. Nice views.

Thank CoriSkall
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