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Visitor's Guide

Kents Hill School is a part of the Town of Readfield. To learn more about Readfield’s businesses and services, visit www.readfield.govoffice.com.

Historical, Natural, & Cultural Attractions

Blaine House and Gardens

192 State Street
14 Miles

Garden: (207) 662-6363

House: (207) 287-2301
The Blaine House, built in 1833, is the Maine governor’s mansion. The 1920’s gardens on the grounds have recently been restored. State & Capitol St., Augusta.


Downtown Hallowell

16 Miles
National Historic District. Unique restaurants, specialty, book and antique stores are located in historic buildings along the Kennebec River. Hallowell’s first settlers arrived in 1762, and the town was a thriving community by the early 1800’s.


16 Museum St.
59 Miles
National recognized collection of works from many of America's and Maine's greatest artists including Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth.


230 State Street
14 Miles
Admission free. 1829 building designed by Charles Bulfinch, the architect who designed the United States Capitol and Boston’s Faneuil Hall, among many other public buildings.


83 State House Station
14 Miles
Exhibits of Maine’s natural history, environment, prehistoric cultures, social history and manufacturing heritage. Closed Sundays and Holidays. $2/$1 student admission. Your trip there will also provide a great view of the capitol.


16 Cony St.
15 Miles
1754 Historic Landmark. Said to be America’s oldest surviving wooden fort. Historic recreation with guides in period costume who to provide information about the fort’s military, storekeeping and residential history from 1750-early 1800s. Check opening times during the school year. Memorial Day Weekend- July 3: 1-4 daily. July 4-Labor Day: 10-4 daily, 1-4 weekends. Labor Day-Columbus Day: 1-4 weekends only. Nov-May: 1st Sunday of every month 1-3.)


153 Hospital Street
16 Miles
Maine's "Living Museum of Trees” is open dawn till dusk daily, year round, for walking, picnicking, cycling, horseback riding, skiing, free of charge.


7 Congress Square
67 Miles
Collection includes paintings, sculptures, prints, photography, glass, and ceramics, artists' books, furniture, and much more. Works by artists such as Frederic Edwin Church, Marsden Hartley, Winslow Homer, Rockwell Kent, Louise Nevelson, John Singer Sargent, and Marguerite Zorach.


Montello St. & Highland Spring Rd.
28 Miles
More than 310 acres of forests, tree stands, ponds. Four miles of marked hiking trails. Maps available, picnicking permitted. Open daily, dawn till dusk.

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