Steamer Going Through Hell’s Gate, Maine

Hesper and the Luther Little

Alna Meeting House

Castle Tucker

Village Square Wiscasset, Maine

Fort Edgecomb

Congregational Church

Maine Street Wiscasset, Maine


Upper Main st. Wiscasset, Maine

Museums & Historical Sites

Historical Sites

1811 Jail
One of the oldest remaining jails in New England. The jail is located at 133 Federal Street in Wiscasset. Open weekends June 2nd-October 7th, 12-4 pm.

Nickels-Sortwell House
One of the region’s finest examples of high Federal-style architecture. The Nickels-Sortwell House is located at 121 Main Street (Route One) in Wiscasset. Open June 1-October 15, Friday-Sunday, 11:00 am-5 pm. Tours every half hour. Admission: $5 for adults, $2.50 for students.

Castle Tucker
One of the most intact Victorian-era homes in New England. Castle Tucker is located at 2 Lee Street in Wiscasset.Open June 1-October 15, Wednesday-Sunday, 11:00 am-5 pm. Tours every half hour. Admission: $5 for adults, $2.50 for students.

First Congregational Church
Wiscasset’s First Congregational Church has recently been added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is considered one of the finest examples of Colonial Revival architecture in the state, and is located at the top of the hill next to the Town Common.

Ancient Cemetery
To visit the Ancient Cemetery, turn left on 218 in the village, and travel one block. The cemetery will be on your right, overlooking the river. The oldest grave is from 1739.

Historical Sites of Interest
Alna Meetinghouse (Alna)
Day’s Ferry Village (Woolwich)
Fort Edgecomb (Edgecomb)
Head Tide Village (Alna)
Lincoln County Courthouse (Wiscasset)
Old Powder House (Wiscasset)
Sheepscot Village (Alna)

To find out more about the National Historic Register of Places, click here.
For a brief history of Wiscasset, click here.