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Augusta Travel Guide, Maine

Augusta, ME US – Overview

Augusta is the capital of Maine in North America. The English colonizers established this city in 1628. The city grew remarkably in the industrial sector and now it is one of the bustling cities of the country. The cosmopolitan population of the city has very low density. There are various industries booming in the periphery of the town and most of the men and women are working in these fields. This is the homeland of a few great golfers like David Peoples.

The healthcare industry has all sorts of modern facilities and technologies. The most reputed medical center of Augusta is Augusta Mental Health Institute. Inland Hospital and Miles Memorial Hospital are equally good in providing medical services to the residents. The carriages are sent and received in the city through the airport of Brunswick NAS and others. There are railway tracks and stations covering the entire city to aid transport. There are quite a number of colleges and universities in the city. The private schools, elementary and middle schools facilitate the higher and professional education. The Lithgow Public Library houses more than 54,000 books and numerous audio and video materials.

Camp Keyes is one of the locations of Augusta which is worth a visit even if you are in for a short sojourn. Prince of Peace Church and First Union Church are two popular churches of Augusta. Those who are fond of water bodies like lakes and grand reservoirs should not miss this city as it has many beautiful lakes like Anderson Pond, Little Togus Pond, Tolman Pond, Greeley pond, Damn Pond and many more. Whitney brook, Stony brook, Sidney Bog brook, Riggs branch are equally beautiful with crystal clear water and tiny pebbles.The Capitol Park is another great place to visit in Augusta.

The Maine State Museum, Maine Cardiovascular Health Council and Children's Discovery Museum should be included in your list of tourist destinations in Augusta. The traditional buildings of this city are Blaine House and Old Fort Western. They also feature the presentations of the living history. You can expect to indulge in numerous exciting activities in this city which will surely help you restore the lost energy and spend some quality time with your family members during the stay.

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