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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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  • Acadia National Park

    Park Loop Road, Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
    Phone: (207) 288-3338

  • Captain Fish's Puffin Nature Cruises

    65 Atlantic Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538
    Phone: (207) 633-3244

  • Desert of Maine

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

  • Lighthouse Nubble

    Sohier Park Road, York, ME, 03909

  • Rachel Carson NWR

    321 Port Road, Wells, ME, 04090
    Phone: (207) 646-9226