ROCKPORT — Once part of Massachusetts, Maine became independent — very independent, according to Coastal Mountains Land Trust, in a news release — in March of 1820. Two hundred years later, on Sunday, March 15, Rockport will celebrate Maine's Bicentennial with a day's worth of events at historical landmarks.
CMLT will kick-off festivities with an Open House at Beech Nut, from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., with coffee, hot chocolate and treats, and a fire in the fireplace.
“Come join the celebration!” said CMLT.
Beech Hill Preserve is a 295-acre conservation property, managed for the complementary purposes of maintaining its scenic beauty, historic value, and grassland bird habitat.
Coastal Mountains Land Trust has worked since 1986 to permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of the western Penobscot Bay. The Land Trust has protected over 10,000 acres, offering 45 miles of trails for public access.
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