Midcoast Maine Historic Forts
Guests with a deep appreciation for American history, and especially the country’s longstanding military traditions, will be right in the thick of a number of historic sites. All less than an hour from the Kennebec Inn Bed and Breakfast, visitors to the forts below will discover the importance the Midcoast played in battles dating back to the 17th century.
Fort William Henry
Just 45 minutes from the Inn, Fort William Henry, once the largest in New England, has a storied history dating back to 1692. Built during King William’s War, the fort was destroyed by New France in the Siege of Pemaquid of 1696 and rebuilt in 1908. The fort now serves as a museum educating thousands of visitors each year.