Introduction to Winslow, Maine
The original settlers of Winslow were the colonists from Plymouth Colony. Some descendants of the early settlers still live in Winslow. It was named after General John Winslow, who supervised the building of Fort Halifax. General Winslow was a descendent of Edward Winslow who established the town of Marshfield after arriving on the Mayflower. Early routes for food and good transportation were provided by the Sebasticook and Kennebec rivers.
Winslow and nearby Attractions
- Maine State Museum
- Lake Saint George State Park
- Winslow Memorial Park
- Fort Halifax State Historic Site
Things To Do In Winslow
The Maine State Museum is a major attraction for tourists. The Lake Saint George State Park and the Winslow Memorial Park come with a wide variety of recreational facilities. The Fort Halifax State Historic Site is a major tourist attraction. One can also stroll by the Sebasticook River and the Pattee Pond, which is quite a relaxing experience.
Bangor International Airport is nearby.
Winslow Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at the University of Maine at Augusta, the University of Maine at Farmington, the University of Maine and Saint Joseph’s College.