Featured Historical Resorts and Lodges in Maine
The inn was built as a private residence in 1860 by merchant sea captain, Melville Walker. In 1924, Senator Wickes of New York owned the property before selling it to the Eldridge's, who turned it into a guest house and gave it its current name. The Maine Stay Inn was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Originally the Birches Resort was established in 1930 by a logging contractor. Situated on Moosehead Lake and facing east, gorgeous sunrises over Mount Kineo were one of the original inspirations for the location. Later, the resort passed to the Willard family, who purchased it in the 1960s. Come discover the rich heritage for yourself!
When you stay at The Dunes on the Waterfront, you'll discover three generations of history that dates back to 1935, when the resort began with 12 acres of riverfront pastureland. Their very first guests were welcomed the following year, and ever since then The Dunes has continued to bring life into the property, adding cottages throughout the 40s....
Built in 1874 as the "Oasis Club", the Bar Harbor Inn was also the first hotel to be opened after a 1947 fire that overtook the city of Bar Harbor. The inn entertained President William Howard Taft for three days in 1910 and was used for observation headquarters during World War II.
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