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Maine / Boston / New England  
September 3 – September 7 2023

Monday Sept 4th

Portland Head Light for sunrise 6:07am

Eartha: World’s Largest Rotating Globe 2 DeLorme Drive, Yarmouth, ME

L.L. Bean  43.8398789,-70.1514919

Desert of Maine 95 Desert Rd, Freeport, ME 04032

Maine State House  44.305910, -69.781664

 

Mount Hope Cemetery at 1048 State Street in Bangor 7:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/90250/famous-memorials?page=1#sr-19168

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/mount-hope-cemetery-bangor

 

Ellsworth Woodbine Cemetery 44.55352, -68.39637

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/32774634/phillips-haynes-lord

 

Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce  9-5pm

Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce is located at 2 Cottage St Bar Harbor, ME. Stamps located here:

Jeannie’s Great Maine Breakfast  6am -1pm 15 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

 

Acadia NP Hulls Cove Visitor Center  8:30 AM–4:30 PM

25 Visitor Center Rd, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

There are 14 official stamps in Acadia along with a handful of bonus stamps in the park.

  • Bar Harbor, ME
  • Blackwoods Campground
  • Cadillac Mountain
  • Duck Harbor
  • Isle au Haut
  • Islesford, ME
  • Jordan Pond
  • Schoodic Penisula
  • Schoodic Woods
  • Seawall Campground
  • Sieur de Monts Nature Center
  • Thompson Island
  • Thunder Hole
  • Village Green

Brookside Cemetery, Mount Desert

Marguerite Yourcenar  44.3616714,-68.3373489

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7066330/margaret-ayer-barnes

 

1.25 hours to E. B. White grave 44.266464, -68.565950

 

Sunset at Bass Harbor Head Light

Tuesday September 5th

Pet Sematary Filming Sites

303 Point Rd, Hancock, ME 04640

 

2.5 hours to Saint Croix Island Ranger Station 8:00 AM–4:00 PM  closed Tuesday and Wednesday

84 Saint Croix Drive

Calais, ME 04619

 

5.5 hours to Nova Scotia Legislature, 1726 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3J 2Y3, Canada

 

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Maine

 

2.5 hours to Shin Pond Village  7:30am-9pm

1489 Shin Pond Road

Mt. Chase, ME

 

Patten Lumbermens Museum

61 Shin Pond Rd, Patten, ME 04765

Open Tuesday-Sunday 10-4

 

Maybe

Devil’s Footprint 92 Scribner Rd, Manchester, ME 04351

 

World Traveler Signpost in Maine

44.244081, -70.784579

https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/all-over-the-map-maine-place-names/#comments 

 

North Cemetery Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/103000/famous-memorials

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2814/william-whipple 43.0782033,-70.7631348

 

nearby Saint Johns Churchyard Cemetery

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1278150/famous-memorials

 

Harmony Grove Cemetery

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/641069/famous-memorials

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20150/napoleon-jackson_tecumseh-dana 43.0631707,-70.7540210

 

Proprietors Burying Ground

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/641070/famous-memorials

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19694/amiel-weeks-whipple

 

South Street Cemetery

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/graves-smuttynose-murder-victims

 

Manchester Hebrew Cemetery

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139766010/ralph-henry-baer 42.9671830,-71.4567040

Stark Cemetery

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13146/john-stark  43.0142577,-71.4709903

 

Mount Calvary Cemetery

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6634290/richard-james-mcdonald 43.0040296,-71.4888222

 

Maybe  – https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/69432581/caroline-h-cutter 42.8355789,-71.6535270

 

On way maybe stop by NH capital

Common man in Concord 11:30 AM–9 PM

 

Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park  9-4:30pm

139 St Gaudens Rd, Cornish, NH 03745

 

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41827657/samuel-morey

 

30 mins to Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park  10-5pm

69 Old River Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091

 

2 hours to Springfield Armory National Historic Site

 1 Armory St #2, Springfield, MA 01105 

Wednesday through Sunday: 9:30AM to 4:00PM.

Monday and Tuesday: CLOSED

 

33 mins to Connecticut State Capitol, 210 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106

 

1.25 hours to Weir Farm National Historic Site

735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897

Wednesday through Sunday: 10:00AM to 4:00PM.

Monday and Tuesday: CLOSED

 

maybe 2.25 hours to New Jersey State House, 125 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608

 

Independence National Historical Park operates daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

599 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site
532 N. 7th Street
Philadelphia 19123

This site is open Friday through Sunday, from 9am to 12pm, and from 1pm to 5pm (closed 12pm to 1pm).

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Visitor Center at Valley Forge is open daily, 9 AM to 5 PM.

1400 North Outer Line Drive

King of Prussia 19406

 

1 hour to Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

106 Valkill Park Rd, Haviland, NY 12538

Wednesday through Sunday: 9:30AM to 4:00PM.

Monday and Tuesday: CLOSED

7 mins to Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538

The Visitor Center is open everyday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Home of FDR is open everyday. The FDR Presidential Library is open everyday.

 

8 mins to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

 119 Vanderbilt Park Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538

The Visitor Center is open every day from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

 

1 hour to Martin Van Buren National Historic Site 9:00 AM–4:30 PM

1013 Old Post Rd, Kinderhook, NY 12106

 

Maybe NYC Capital building.

 

Near Albany https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1114/samuel-wilson (uncle sam) 42.762524, -73.668266

 

1 hour to Saratoga National Historical Park  9-5pm

 648 NY-32, Stillwater, NY 12170

 

Maybe 3.5 hours to examine the 18th-century dwelling that inspired “The Conjuring.”  (goes through springfield if skipped before)

1677 Round Top Rd, Burrillville, RI 02830  The Old Farm House on Round Top

https://www.theconjuringhouse.com/day-tours

40 mins to Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park

65 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860

The Visitor Contact Station at Old Slater Mill is open Thursday to Sunday 10-4pm (closed Monday to Wednesday)

 

11 mins to Roger Williams National Memorial

282 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903

Thursday – Sunday

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

 

Rhode Island State Capital

 

Top of The Bay Restaurant 898 Oakland Beach Ave, Warwick, RI 02889 11:30-9pm

 

33 mins to New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

33 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740

Wednesday to Sunday 10-4pm

 

Maybe Martha’s Vineyard  https://www.steamshipauthority.com/schedules         

 

Or 1.25 hours to Cape Cod National Seashore Salt Pond Visitor Center  9-4:30

50 Nauset Rd, Eastham, MA 02642

 

 

Nauset Lighthouse

120 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642

 

Highland Lighthouse

27 Highland Light Rd, North Truro, MA 02652

Both require a permit to drive too

Race Point Lighthouse

Long Point Light Station

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5554/thomas-augustus-watson 42.234296, -70.946954

 

maybe https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/91271/famous-memorials

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10199769/harriet-e-wilson 42.2579980,-71.0005267

 

Adams National Historical Park

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Wednesday to Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Boston Harbor Islands National Park

151 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110

Adjacent to the Greenway Carousel and Long Wharf 

Wednesday-Sunday 9:30-5pm

 

Visitor Centers can also be found on Georges, Spectacle, and Peddocks Island.

Located on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center offers visitor information and serves as a waypoint before beginning your journey to the Boston Harbor Islands.

Boston African American National Historic Site

10 1/2 Joy St, Boston, MA 02114

The African Meeting House and Abiel Smith School are open to the public during site hours only and house the National Park Service visitor area.

    Sunday: Open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

    Monday: Closed.

    Tuesday – Saturday: Open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

 

Boston National Historical Park

Faneuil Hall

there is no parking at or around Faneuil Hall. To park near the Faneuil Hall Visitor Center, the best address to use in your GPS is 60 State Street, Boston, MA 02109.

    Sunday: Open 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

    Monday – Tuesday: Closed.

    Wednesday – Saturday: Open 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

 

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site 

99 Warren St, Brookline, MA 02445

Thursday – Sunday 9:30am to 4:30pm

 

John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site, 83 Beals St, Brookline, MA 02446  (currently closed)

 

Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site

 105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Friday to Monday 9:30-5pm

 

Minute Man Visitor Center  9-5

210 North Great Road
Lincoln, MA 01773

 

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

244 Central St, Saugus, MA 01906

Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm

Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Salem Armory Visitor Center

2 New Liberty Street

Salem, MA 01970

Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm.

 

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

220 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125.

42.315107, -71.034611

 

7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Regular admission will end at 3:30 p.m. to give visitors enough time

 

Mount Auburn Cemetery  580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138 open 8am-8pm

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/91241/famous-memorials?page=1#sr-20305

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20305/henry-larcom-abbot

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13/louis-agassiz

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110/edwin-thomas-booth

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1766/nathaniel-bowditch

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10076162/phillips-brooks

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7004576/charles-bulfinch

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8237803/henry-burkhardt

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/190/william-ellery-channing

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8801888/frank-crowninshield

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5685/benjamin-robbins-curtis

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/132671063/james-lowry-donaldson

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176683296/mildred-dresselhaus

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/312/mary-eddy

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1877/harold-e-edgerton

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/58437055/williamina-paton-fleming

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/363/felix-frankfurter

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6284077/margaret-fuller

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1403/r-buckminster-fuller

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1762/asa-gray

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5693/horace-gray

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/17895126/henry-kimball-hadley

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13793856/edwin-herbert-hall

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/102282295/benjamin-franklin-hallett

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51508289/frederic-henry-hedge

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6687918/lawrence-joseph-henderson

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19984671/frank-harris-hitchcock

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/516/julia-howe#

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1402/edwin-herbert-land

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/145486840/winslow-lewis

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1759/william-thomas_green-morton

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6710890/reinhold-rudenberg

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6708461/george-lewis-ruffin

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1405/b-f-skinner

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10372821/helen-brooke-taussig

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7066703/thomas-h-wyman

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44560847/paul-charles-zamecnik

Cambridge Cemetery 89 Coolidge Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138  7am to sunset

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/90841/famous-memorials

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/102241854/william-h.-mumler  – spirit photos 42.3688420,-71.1397790

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/540/william-james

 

 

York Witch Grave https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/york-witch-grave

23 Lindsay Rd, York, ME 03909  43.1364, -70.6477

 

Wiggly Bridge 43.1364, -70.6477

 

Nubble Lighthouse

 

Evergreen Cemetery in Portland

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/89863/famous-memorials?page=1#sr-21043

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20356/francis-fessenden https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21128/john-bacon-curtis

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21126/hugh-joseph-chisholm

 

https://www.findagrave.com/geographic/4?state=32&page=14#sr-11337  – NH famous graves

https://www.findagrave.com/geographic/4?state=23&page=20#sr-89216157 – Maine famous graves