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High Street Historic District

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Address: Camden, ME
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Added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1989, Camden's...

Added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1989, Camden's official historic district comprises fifty-eight buildings on High Street between Main Street and Sherman Point Road.

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One of the highlights of our trip

We loved walking around Camden on our trip. There were such cute shops, and the little harbor was so beautiful. I could have sat at the library grounds watching the boats come in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Aanika C
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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved walking around Camden on our trip. There were such cute shops, and the little harbor was so beautiful. I could have sat at the library grounds watching the boats come in and go out for hours.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So pretty the history and when you look down its the library. we went in the winter but it was beautiful Camden has been the best vacation we have had we are going back

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

My husband and I were exploring Camden on foot when we came across an unusual terraced lawn. Its entrance was flanked with small brick "sentry houses" What could this be? As we walked around we found that the property was attached to the library and there we were informed-The Harbor Park Amphitheater built in the 1930's to host local events.... More 

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I love walking about this beautifully charming town taking in the sights of the beautiful houses, the autumn colours and the harbor views and sitting outside one of the pubs and having a nice pint of beer.

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Sure, it's a bit touristy but it doesn't change the charm of this historic district. The view from here is simply beautiful any time of the year.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Wander the grounds, sit on the wooden benches, look out across the harbor, drink in all the beauty around you.

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Ringgold, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The homes and churches were amazing. Would love to have a book with pictures and some of the history of each home.

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Sherborn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We spent a last minute week-end in Camden. This a very enjoyable little town on the coast with plenty of restaurants and shops as well as Hotels and Inns. We had a great time with good seafood (and other cuisine).

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a quaint town with picturesque views and shops. The library is worth a stop as is the park. There are plenty of beautiful places to sit for non-shoppers.

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

So quaint, I love the shops, bookstore, breakfast restaurants, and friendly people that own and operate all the shops here in Camden. It's so fun just to take an afternoon, or early evening and just putter along high street visiting the quaint Maine coastal feel of these lovely shops. From just local paintings and crafts, to just gorgeous decor and... More 

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