Our gateway town is the oldest incorporated town in Maine. It guards the mouth of the Piscataqua River and is the halfway mark on Interstate 95 between Boston, MA and Portland, ME. As you take a scenic drive along Route 103 to Kittery Point, you will pass the gates of the 200 year old Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; the historic Lady Pepperrell House; Fort McClary…..
Once a part of Kittery known as the Upper Parish, the town separated from Kittery in 1810. The 747-ton Elizabeth Hamilton, and the clipper ship, The Nightingale, were launched from Eliot’s shores, as were numerous smaller craft. Eliot was the site of the first Quaker Meeting House in 1776, and it is also the international home of the Baha’i faith. Primarily a…
The Yorks & Cape Neddick
Composed of what were once four smaller communities, the villages of Cape Neddick, York Harbor, York Village and York Beach formed under one government to create this beautiful and diverse town. It is famous for its long sandy beaches, and safe, family-friendly beach-town atmosphere.
Home of the oldest power mill in America, this community had a diverse economy that included textile and shoe manufacturing, farming, timber and fishing. During its heyday, a boat called a gundalow was built to haul goods from the smaller inland rivers to the faster-moving Piscataqua River.
Historic homes including the Sarah Orne Jewett House and the Hamilton House…..