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Augusta, Maine is located in southern Maine.  Augusta's history dates back to the early settlers time when a trading post was established.  A special aspect of Augusta is that it is located on the Kennebec River.  In 1827 the town of Augusta was designated the state capitol. Augusta has seen changes over the years from its start as an early settlement and inland shipping port. It later became a center for agriculture, manufacturing, business and education.

State Capital Building Augusta Maine
State Capitol Building in Augusta, Maine


Websites About Augusta, Maine

Augusta, Maine.  By Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Augusta, Maine.  Official Municipal Government Website.  City government, departments, events, downtown, news and tourism.

Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce.  A resource for travel and tourism information, regional information, businesses, education, and events.

Augusta, Maine.  Maine Office of Tourism.

Augusta, Maine.  By Kennebec Valley Council of Governments.


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Lodging in Augusta, Maine

Senator Inn & Spa
284 Western Avenue, Augusta, Maine
207-622-5804
www.senatorinn.com

Comfort Inn
281 Civic Center Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330
207-623-1000
www.choicehotels.com/maine/augusta/comfort-inn-hotels/me017

Augusta Quality Inn
207-622-3776
www.augustaqualityinn.com

Best Western Plus Civic Center Inn
100 Community Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330
207-622-4751
www.augustaciviccenterinn.com


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Dining in Augusta, Maine

Red Barn Family Restaurant
455 Riverside Drive, Augusta, Maine
207-623-9485
www.redbarnme.com

Riverfront Barbeque
300 Water Street, Augusta, ME
207-622-8899
www.riverfrontbq.com

List of Augusta Restaurants by Dining Guide Network
www.augusta.maine.diningguide.com

Applebee's
114 Western Avenue, Augusta, ME
207-623-8255

Longhorn Steakhouse
12 Stephen King Drive, Augusta, ME
207-622-5700

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
205 Civic Center Drive, Augusta, Maine
207-621-9930

Ruby Tuesday's
58 Stephen King Drive, Augusta, ME
207-623-8710


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Recreation in and near Augusta, Maine

Augusta Country Club.  The country club is located on the northern shore of Lake Cobbosseecontee in Manchester, Maine.

Bond Brook Recreation Area.  A recreational area located in the heart of Augusta.  Developed by the Augusta Trails and Central Maine New England Mountain Bike Association.  Non-motorized trials for hiking, snowshoeing, mountain bikin, and Nordic skiing.

Children's Discovery Museum
171 Capitol Street, Augusta, Maine
www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org

Augusta Civic Center.

Old Fort Western.  This national historic landmark is located on the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine. This is New England's oldest wooden fort; built in 1754.

Viles Arboretum
153 Hospital Street, Augusta, Maine
www.vilesarboretum.org


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Attractions and Places to See in Augusta

Farmers' Market.  The Augusta, Maine farmers' market takes place at Mill Park on the river.

Kennebec Historical Society.  The society has a growing collection of manuscripts, photos and more.
107 Winthrop Street, Augusta, Maine

Maine Military Historical Society Museum.  Located on Camp Keyes.
Winthrop Street, Augusta, Maine

Blaine House.  Governor's Mansion.  See also WikipediA's entry for the Blaine House here.  The Blaine House is named after James G. Blaine - a famous Maine politician, Congressman, Senator, and Secretary of State.

Maine State Museum.  Exhibits of Maine's natural environment, prehistory, social history, and manufacturing heritage.

Maine State Capital Building.  A granite building that houses the Maine Law Library, House and Senate, and Governor's office.

Monument Park.  Statute in honor of "Heroic Sons Who Died In The War For The Union".

Kennebec Arsenal.  Built in 1828 by the U.S. Government to protect the U.S. interests from Britain.  This arsenal is an early 19th-century munitions depot build on the exposed frontier following the War of 1812.

Event Calendar for Augusta.  By Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Samantha Reed Smith Statue.  Augusta, Maine
Located in front of Maine's Library Museum Archives next to Capital Building.  Learn more about Samatha Smith.


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Augusta
, Maine Business Directory

Kennebec Valley Chamber.  Member Directory.

Concord Coach Lines
9 Industrial Drive, Augusta Transportation Center, Augusta, ME
1-800-639-3317
www.concordcoachlines.com/maine/augusta.html

Augusta, Maine Online.  Classified Business Directory.

Augusta Maine Local Business Directory
www.augustamaine.biz


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Other Information about Augusta, Maine

Kennebec Journal.  This is a major newspaper in Maine headquartered in Augusta. 

University of Maine at Augusta.

Augusta State Airport.  The Augusta State Airport provides passenger service and is home to several Maine state agencies and departments to include the Emergency Operations Center and headquarters of the Maine National Guard at the adjacent Camp Keyes.

Lithgow Public Library.  Augusta, Maine
45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, Maine
207-626-2415
www.lithgow.lib.me.us

Greater Augusta Utility District
www.augustawater.org

Capital Weekly Village Soup.  News on Augusta, Maine.
www.capital.villagesoup.com


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Weather for Augusta, Maine

 Click for Augusta, Maine Forecast

Augusta, Maine Weather.  The Weather Channel.

Augusta Weather.  National Weather Service (NOAA).


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Maps of Augusta, Maine

Kennebec Valley Map.  Augusta, Maine Region. By Google.

Kennebec Valley Map.  MaineGuides.com.

Augusta, Maine Map.  By MapQuest.

 

 

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Kennebec Arsenal - Augusta, Maine
Kennebec Arsenal

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Monument Park
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Samantha Smith Statue in Augusta, Maine

  

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