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Route 1 Fun Facts
Fun Fact #13

The road that later became Historic Route 1 started as a trail during the 1600s. Burned trees marked the way, crude bridges crossed ravines, and canoe ferries transported goods and people across wider rivers. Later, the first horse carrier service would be established in New Jersey.

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  • Arctic Museum

    9500 College Station, Brunswick, ME, 04011
    Phone: (207) 725-3416

  • Aroostock War Fort Kent Blockhouse

    416 W. Main Street, Fort Kent, ME, 04743
    Phone: (207) 834-9040

  • Bowdoin College and Museum of Art

    9400 College Station, Brunswick, ME, 04011
    Phone: (207) 725-3275

  • Brick Store Museum

    117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME, 04043
    Phone: (207) 985-4802

  • Desert of Maine

    95 Desert Road, Freeport, ME, 04032
    Phone: (207) 865-6962

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