Introduction to Houlton, Maine
In 1828, the US government founded a military post known as the Hancock barracks. The town was officially incorporated in 1831. Three 1st Artillery Regiment manned Houlton in the Civil War. The post in was abandoned in 1875.
Houlton and nearby Attractions
- Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
- Houltons Market Square
- Monument Park
- Houlton Shopping Plaza
Things To Do In Houlton
Houlton Community Park and Monument Park are popular local recreational spots. Tourist can also plan a trip to the Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum. Each year, festivals and events like the Houlton Fair and Moose Stomper's Weekend are hosted by Houlton.
Bangor International Airport offers air transportation facilities.
Houlton Higher Education
Higher education institutes near the town include the University of Maine, the University of Maine at Augusta, the University of Maine at Farmington and Saint Joseph’s College.