Take a journey to the past at the most renowned Historic Forts in Maine
Don’t let the name fool you – the original Fort Knox is not a US Army base in Kentucky. This “gold housing” namesake may be more known, but the original is actually the Fort Knox, Maine Forts version. Even though it has never been involved in any active battles, the amazing architecture and masterful craftsmanship make it the most visited historic site in the entire state.
Anyone looking to explore some of our country’s past should consider taking a trip to the most distinguished of the Maine forts. When visiting Fort Knox, discover why this granite wonder is a true icon of living history in the United States with these quick tips:
Since 2007, Fort Knox has served as an entry site to the Observation Tower of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge. From here, it’s onward to one of the most impressive structures of engineering across the globe – The Penobscot Narrows Observatory. Since its opening, this tower has become one of the more popular state-wide attractions, particularly due its 360 degree view of the entire Pine Tree State landscape!
Open daily 9:00AM to sunset, from May 1 to November 1, when visiting Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Observatory, stay with us at the nearby Point Lookout.