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Great Sebascodegan Island, Maine

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This island is located on the coast of Maine about 7 miles south of Brunswick, Maine heading south on Route 24.  It is part of the Town of Harpswell, Maine.  The island is almost 5 miles long and 5 miles wide.  It is located about 43 miles from Portland, Maine.  It is north of Orr's Island and south of Brunswick.


History of Great Sebascodegan Island

See http://community.curtislibrary.com/hhs/history/townhist.htm.


Places to See

Cribstone Bridge.  This unique bridge was built in the 1920's and joined Orr's Island and Bailey Island - spanning Will's Gut.  It was made of granite stone slabs quarried in Yarmouth and Pownal, Maine.  It is the only bridge like it in the world and is now a historical site.  A newer bridge has since replaced it.  (see the picture at right).

Cundy's Harbor.  A working fishermen's harbor.  Has a souvenir shop, general store, and restaurant selling sandwiches and fish dinners.


Things to Do

Casco Bay Lines Nature Cruise.  Takes place at noon-time. Runs from end of July to Labor Day. Catch the ride on the northern tip of Bailey Island near the public boat ramp and Cooks Lobster House.

Art Galleries and Studios in Harpswell and on Harpswell Islands
by the Harpswell Business Association
http://www.harpswellmaine.org/studios.html

List of Things to Do - By Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Community Events Calendar by the Harpswell Anchor


How to Get to Great Sebascodegan Island

From I-285 take the Topsham exit.  Continue on to Route 1.  Take the first exit at Cooks Corner.  Take Route 24 South.  It is about 12 miles south of Brunswick / Topsham area.


Maps of Great Sebascodegan Island

Map of Harpswell Including Great Sabascodegan Island
by the Harpswell Business Association
http://www.harpswellmaine.org/hba_imagemap.html

Map of Harpswell, Maine by Harpswell Festival
http://www.harpswellfestival.org/directions/directions.htm

Casco Bay Chart by BoatMaine.US
http://www.boatmaine.us/casco-chart-large.aspx

Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
Map of conserved land In Harpswell, Maine

Map of Midcoast Maine by MaineGuide.com


Weather on Great Sebascodegan Island

 


Websites with Info on Great Sebascodegan Island

Harpswell, Maine Business Association
http://www.harpswellmaine.org/index.html

Town of Harpswell's Official Website
http://www.harpswell.maine.gov

Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
www.harpswelllandtrust.org

Harpswell Historical Society


Places to Stay - Lodging

 


Places to Eat - Dining

Holbrooks Snack Bar & Grille
984 Cundy's Harbor Road, Harpswell, Maine
(207) 725-9050

Middlebay Lobster Store
Ellen Way, Cundy's Harbor, Harpswell, Maine
(207) 798-5868


Books About Great Sebascodegan Island

 


Cribstone Bridge of Bailey Island Maine
Cribstone Bridge, Orr's Island

 

Cundys Harbor Maine
Cundy's Harbor

 

 

 

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