Colburn House State Historic Site Maps

Pittston, ME

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Colburn House State Historic Site Description

No, George Washington never slept here but he knew the owner. Two other people who figured prominently in the American Revolution did sleep in this house - Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr. Built in 1765, this colonial Federal-style house was home to several generations of the prominent Colburn family. In September 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. The men came to the Kennebec from Massachusetts on board eleven ships which disembarked here at the home of Reuben Colburn, a me

: 44.196, -69.752
: 6 acres (0.02 km²)
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: Colburn House State Historic Site

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