17th Century Encampment – Outdoor interpretive weekend, showcasing civilian and military aspects of 17th century life. Re-enactors demonstrate equipment, crafts, cooking, games, etc. Sponsored jointly by the Friends of Colonial Pemaquid and the state of Maine. 9:00 AM to 5 PM each day.
\While at Colonial Pemaquid, visitors are encouraged to tour its history-rich grounds, explore the reconstructed Fort William Henry with its permanent exhibit, view archaeological ruins, wander the cemetery, and visit the artifact museum and gift shop. Open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site offers a glimpse of English frontier settlement life in the New World during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Directions: Colonial Pemaquid is located off Route 130, approximately 12 miles south of Route 1 and 3 miles north of the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. From Route 130 South, in New Harbor, turn right onto Huddle Road and follow signs to Colonial Pemaquid. From Route 32 South, turn left onto Route 130 and then immediately right onto Snowball Hill Road, following signs to Colonial Pemaquid. The Contented Sole Restaurant is on site adjacent to the museum.
For more information, visit the park’s website at www.friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org, or you may contact the park manager at 677-2423.