Welcome To Ellsworth, Maine!

Welcome to Ellsworth, Maine! We’re an authentic Downeast Maine city located on the beautiful Union River! Visit our historic buildings, Bike the 80+ mile Sunrise Trail, Ride the restored Downeast Scenic Railroad, Eat at one of our many incredible restaurants, Drink at our pubs & Visit our downtown Brewery!

In 1773 the first schooner was built at Ellsworth. The vessel carried pine shingles and oak staves in annual voyages to the West Indies. In the years up to the beginning of the 20th century, many schooners of various sizes were built in over 13 Ellsworth shipyards along the Union River.

Banner Photography By: Nicholas Navarre

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Can You Guess The Year Of This Aerial Photo?

Check Out This Old Photo Of Ellsworth! Can you guess the year it was taken?

We Live In A Fog City

Ellsworth Maine Flood

The Great Flood Of Ellsworth (Photos)

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Ellsworth’s Forgotten Hotel – The Hancock House

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Step Back Into Ellsworth History (Photos)

Cabot The Shark Heads South

Cabot The Shark Heads South This summer Downeast Maine had some tourists in its water, but not just human tourists! Cabot, The Male White Shark Measuring Over 9 Feet Long

The Forgotten Road On The Union River In Downtown Ellsworth

The Forgotten Road On The Union River The Union River in Downtown Ellsworth was once home to many mills. The river "falls" were one of the many reasons settlers chose

A Hike At Ellsworth’s Newest Trail

Jordan Homestead Trail Thanks To Frenchman Bay Conservancy who worked to bring this new trail to Ellsworth! The trail is located just outside of downtown Ellsworth off of the  Bayside

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