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Fort McClary State Park

Kittery Point, Kittery, ME
+1 207-490-4079
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Nice place to eat a picnic lunch

This is definitely worth a short visit. Some interesting historical information inside the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robin L
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Adams, Massachusetts
Fun Find - Fort McClary

Looking for a quick trip or side tour to keep the kids entertained? If your kids are anything like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
meetwithpete
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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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Kittery Point, Kittery, ME
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely worth a short visit. Some interesting historical information inside the building. Lincoln's Vice President Hannibal Hamlin was from Kittery Point and served here...while Vice President! There's a picnic table so you can eat lunch outside. Some reviews said this was free, but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a quick trip or side tour to keep the kids entertained? If your kids are anything like mine, they just might love forts, history and the seacoast so what's not to like about a self guided tour of Fort McClary in Kittery Point...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful views out to the ocean, watched the boat traffic in and it of the river/ bay. Could see several lighthouses from that point. The fort itself was interesting to walk through and read about. That said, a very steep climb up a slope and...More

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a must-visit site when in Kittery - drive away from the outlets and get to know the town of Kittery, the oldest town in the state. No matter what the weather - this is a great site to visit, picnic, and spend time...More

1  Thank jackhar
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Stopped at this little gem on the way to York. Beautiful views and an interesting history. Check it out if you're in Ma8ne.

1  Thank luford22
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I so enjoy the picnic area on the opposite side of the road especially in July when the have the Bluegrass Music show! Looking forward to this years show on July 7, 2018 from 12 - 5.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My family and I traveled up to Maine from Massachusetts to look at Lighthouses and on our way back from York, heading to Portsmouth, we saw the signs for this fort. How surprised we were to see such a cool landmark and be able to...More

1  Thank Pamela B
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a beautiful small state park in Maine that covers many different conflicts throughout history from as early as the French and Indian war. The staff are lovely and the park overlooks the ocean. It does require some hill walking to see it all...More

2  Thank reyvenskyes
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is a very cool place. Very well maintained and historical facts are documented throughout the building. Beautiful views, too.

1  Thank sweetmama17
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Had a wonderful time at Fort McClary. Saw the sign from the road and decided to stop in for a quick visit. Met a wonderful volunteer named Rick Nevison. He had a lot of interesting information about the Fort and the nearby port. Was only...More

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Ssouthy
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When we went there was no-one.
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Samantharaen
3 August 2015|
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Response from thefitchboi | Reviewed this property |
Please disregard my previous answers to the swimming query about FT McClary/ I was the one who was wrong. It was simply because i had just spent the last two days at Fort Foster, and misread the question. Both Arlene and... More
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Lisa G
16 July 2015|
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yes on a aleash
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