Colburn House State Historic Site

Colburn House State Historic Site


Location:Along the Kennebec River in Pittston, just south of Gardiner on Route 27.
Facilities:Historic home. Open week-ends in July and August.
Special Features:Built in 1765, this colonial Federal-style house was home to several generations of the Colburn family. In 1775 Colonel Benedict Arnold led an expedition of more than 1,000 colonial soldiers up the Kennebec River to attack the British stronghold of Quebec City. Reuben Colburn helped plan and carry out this attack, and the Colburn house was Arnold's headquarters and launching point for the expedition against Quebec.
Address:Historic Site Specialist Bureau of Parks & Lands
22 State House Stn
Augusta, ME 04333

Phone:207-287-3821
Web: www.maine.gov/doc/parks/programs/db_search

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