What Is Maine’s ‘Kennebec-Chaudiere’?
I am sure you have seen these signs around the area but what is the Kennebec Chaudiere?
It is a 230-mile route from Popham Beach to Quebec City in Canada. The corridor also and extends 16 miles from Rt 201 in Maine and Quebec’s Route 173.
The Corridor follows along the Kennebec and Chaudiere River Valleys and was the region’s highway long before any highways as we know them now.
After hundreds of years as a travel route and significance in trade, the English and French colonies, and French-Canadian’s migrating to the south into Maine. The Kennebec-Chaudiere Corridor traces the route taken through history and the culture. Visitors along the Kennebec-Chaudiere get to check out the recreational and scenic attractions.
It covers a lot of ground and if you want to find out more about each segment at etravelmaine.com. It is a fascinating journey from the mouth of the Kennebec River to the Augusta and Waterville area, and into the upper Kennebec Valley and into western Maine and if you keep going north you will head into Canada and that rich history and culture.
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