Introduction to Brewer, Maine
Brewer was first settled by Colonel John Brewer. It was originally a part of Orrington, which was incorporated in 1788. At that time, it was known as New Worcester and was named after John Brewer's birthplace. Brewer was separated from Orrington in 1812 and was incorporated as an independent town.
Brewer and nearby Attractions
- Clewley Museum
- Brewer Shopping Center
- Indian Trail Park
- Fort Knox State Historic Site
Things To Do In Brewer
The Maine Discovery Museum is the largest children’s museum north of Boston. A visit to the Clewley Museum will be a great experience for those interested in history. The Indian Trail Park is also worth visiting. The Fort Knox State Historic Site is another popular tourist destination. The Waterfront Winterfest is celebrated in the city every February.
Bangor International is the nearest major airport.
Brewer Higher Education
There are several higher education institutes near Brewer, including the University of Maine, the University of Maine at Augusta, the University of Southern Maine and Saint Joseph’s College.