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It was a bright, sunny day perfect weather for a day trip to Damariscotta! Damariscotta is about an hour’s drive South on Route 1 from Searsport Shores. The name “Damariscotta” was derived from the Algonquian word Madamescontee, meaning “place of an abundance of alewives,” which are small, salty fish that spawn in Damariscotta Lake. Today the translation should be “charming destination with good food, shopping, easy parking and salty air.”  You can thoroughly… Read More

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