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House Island Lobster Bakes & Tours

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Address: Box 592, Portland, ME 04112-0592
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+1 207-632-8842

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My friend and i went on the House Island/Fort Scammel tour!!! It was fabulous....we had such a great time. It was so nice to hear of the history of the isand. The tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2014
Scarborough, Maine

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Scarborough, Maine
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

My friend and i went on the House Island/Fort Scammel tour!!! It was fabulous....we had such a great time. It was so nice to hear of the history of the isand. The tour guide was very informative.......GREAT trip!!!

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Reviewed 25 September 2011

We went on the tour of House Island and the tour of Fort Scammel (we didn't do the lobster bake). I highly recommend this tour for anyone who is interested in forts or the history of the area. Initially, I thought the fort was just this grassy mound area, but inside it's amazing! The cost of the tour was very... More 

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Warren, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 July 2009

I met Karen and Hal at a travel fair meant to increase tourism in Portland and liked them immediately. They told of how many years ago their mom purchased House Island in Portland Harbor to save it from development. They both live on the island which sports a very well-preserved Civil War fort called Fort Scammel. The two host island... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2008

House Island Lobster Bakes hosted a bake for our group of 70 guests. The setting is lovely. The island is beautiful, and as the sun set, we were treated to a gorgeous nighttime view of Portland. The food was fine, standard lobster bake fare capped off by a particular tasty blueberry cake. Sadly, the evening was indelibly marred by the... More 

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