Introduction to Kennebunk, Maine
The town developed as a trading, shipbuilding and shipping center in its early history. The town was incorporated in 1820. The name Kennebunk means "long cut bank" in the language of the Abenaki Indians. It referred to the long bank behind the Kennebunk beach.
Kennebunk and nearby Attractions
- Shoppers Village Shopping Center
- Rogers Park
- Brick Store Museum
- Kennebunk Historic District
Things To Do In Kennebunk
The rich heritage of Kennebunk can be experienced in the town’s Brick Store Museum. Rogers Park, Rotary Park and Lafayette Park are offer a range of recreational facilities to their visitors. Saint Monica’s Catholic Church, Kennebunk Baptist Church and Christ Church are the local churches.
Portland International Airport is nearby.
Kennebunk Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Saint Joseph’s College, the University of New England-University Campus, the University of Southern Maine and the University of New Hampshire.