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Nice spot to get some sea breeze

This historic place is beautiful. It was a super hot day when we were in South Portland. Came here... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
TNTINLA
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Libertyville, Illinois
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Family outing

Great experience to check on history. Good for photography, and family outing. I could not make it... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Patricia B
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Winslow, Maine, United States
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This historic place is beautiful. It was a super hot day when we were in South Portland. Came here in the evening and enjoyed the cool sea breeze while walking out to the lighthouse. A good location for some great pics.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great experience to check on history. Good for photography, and family outing. I could not make it out to the lighthouse because of the gaps in the rocks.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were able to view this fort from the water while on a cruise in Portland. Such history! We were in awe as the guide told us about it.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

History of the area is fascinating. Fort was manned during every major battle the US has engaged in Colonial through WW2. Great place to walk and appreciate history.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

There are some great views from here. No public rest rooms but they have portables if you were desperate.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank richs548
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to wander around but the parking is limited and there are no washrooms. There is a port-a-potty but it was filthy. The walk out to the lighthouse was enjoyable and it was peaceful standing beside the lighthouse watching the water...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank traveller789789
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Points of interest near and far visible from Fort Preble. The fort is not much itself, just walls where cannons could aim out at passing boats. Unfortunately no trace of the actual weaponry left. Portland Breakwater Light is visible to the north, Spring Point Light...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had taken a harbor cruise and made a stop at Fort Preble where the guide gave us some interesting facts about the fort and its history. We thought it was interesting and plan to come back to explore it further.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

While on our adventure up the east coast, we wanted to see lighthouses but we ended up seeing just as many forts. This was yet another fort that wasn't part of our "plans" but ended up being something we enjoyed. It's very scenic here. There...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TNHarleyChick
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I've visited this site numerous times, over the past 5 years, the latest being in May of 2016. It is adjacent to the Portland Head Lighthouse. For the history buff, it's a great freewalk at your own leisure to see the remnants of that fort....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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