Established: 1860, from parts of Lincoln and Waldo Counties
County seat: Rockland
16 Towns & 1 City: City is Rockland; Towns are Appleton, Camden, Cushing, Friendship, Hope, Isle Au Haut, North Haven, Owls Head, Rockport, South Thomaston, St. George, Thomaston, Union, Vinalhaven, Warren and Washington.
Area: 1,142 sq miles
Banner Photograph: Owl's Head Light - first lighted September 10, 1825. First light keeper: Isaac Stearns
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People, Places, Things
Owl’s Head Transportation Museum
I highly recommend exploring the Owl’s Head Transportation Museum with someone from another generation. When I visited with my Dad, he broke into stories I’d never heard before, like driving his Ford Falcon around Portland in the ’60’s. We wandered around together, then we split up for a while, then […]
Owl’s Head Village Library
When I visited in 2018, it was like having my own private library to explore and discover books. The Owl’s Head Village Library is a volunteer organization with a self checkout system. It’s open on Saturdays, “or by chance,” and in the summers, your chances are better!