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Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Observatory

41 locals recommend

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Matthew
Matthew
October 23, 2020
A bit of history with great views of the Penobscott narrows bridge.
Kim & Dan
Kim & Dan
August 22, 2020
Historic Fort Knox Is about 24 mins (15.8 miles) from Mountain Edge Suite. The fort was named for Major General Henry Knox, America's first Secretary of War, who was born in Boston but retired to Thomaston, Maine in 1796. The fort garrisoned its first troops from 1863 to 1866. These troops were…
Jen And Steve
Jen And Steve
July 29, 2020
Visit historic Fort Knox and ride the elevator to the top of the bridge observatory in the town of Bucksport (on your way to/from Belfast)
Hollie
Hollie
July 8, 2020
Open. Amazing views. Only observatory tower of its kind. Great Historic haunted fort.
Jim
Jim
July 3, 2020
Perfect place to explore, have a picnic, etc.

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Location
740 Fort Knox Road
Prospect, Maine 04981
Phone+1 207-469-6553