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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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

I Got To Blow Glass! – Atlantic Art Glass

Glass Blowing Workshop At Atlantic Art Glass I was lucky enough to be the first student of the season for the annual Glass Ornament Blowing Class at Atlantic Art Glass

Lake Ellsworth – Antarctica!?

  Lake Ellsworth is a natural freshwater liquid subglacial lake located in West Antarctica under approximately 2.1 mi of ice. It is approximately 6.2 miles long and is estimated to


Ellsworth From Space! WOW!

Wow! Can you believe it? Ellsworth for space... Check Out The Surrounding Cities!

Maine Fall Foliage 2018 vs 2019 – Who Wore It Better

Who Wore It Better? 2019 Maine 2018 Maine

Rooster Brothers – Sandwiches Of The Week

Specialty Sandwiches for the week of October 28-November 1 Monday: Chicken Salad Our own chicken salad, lettuce on our own RooBrioche Tuesday: Po' Boy Our own Andouille sausage, lettuce, tomato,

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