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Fort Gorges

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Fort Gorges

Especially during the summer months Casco Bay is filled with every type of sea-going water craft imaginable, from supersized cargo tankers to individuals paddling around in a kayak. On of the most visible landmarks in the bay is Fort Gorges. This military fort was built on Hog Island Ledge for the purpose of protecting the […]

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Portland Head Light

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Portland Head Light

Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth is home to the oldest and probably the most recognized lighthouses in Maine. Portland Head was commissioned by George Washington in 1878 and completed in January of 1791.  Up until that time, although Portland was the sixth busiest American port, there were no lighthouses along the coast of Maine. […]

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Pine Point Beach

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Pine Point Beach

Pine Point is a small, but very special beach community in Scarborough, Maine.  The beach extends for four miles along Saco Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, from the jetty at the opening of the Scarborough River to Old Orchard Beach. The beach is broad and expansive and includes a wide tidal area.  There is more […]

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Relocation Guide 2012

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Relocation Guide 2012

If you are considering a move, especially to a new state, collecting useful and trustworthy information about your possible new home can be a challenge.  Having moved across the county a number of times ourselves, we understand these issues from a unique and personal perspective. For that reason we have put special care into creating […]

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Casco Bay Islands

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Casco Bay Islands

Casco Bay earned the nickname the Calendar Islands in 1700, when an English military engineer by the name of William Romer once remarked that there appeared to be an island for every day of the year. This proved to be a somewhat generous of count, since there are just over 200; but the idea is […]

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