Joshua Chamberlain House: Maine’s Civil War Hero

Summer,Spring,Fall: The Joshua L. Chamberlain house is a beautifully restored historic site in Brunswick. Chamberlain, a Maine native, lived in this homestead as he pursued his career at Bowdoin College and eventually enlisted in the armed services. He served as a Civil War lieutenant colonel of the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Chamberlain became famous for his actions at Little Round Top and at Gettysburg. The Chamberlain home gives visitors a historic perspective of life in the early 1800’s and great detail and care has been put into the restoration process. Open for tours, you can learn about Joshua Chamberlain’s life, family and career. It’s a great Maine history trip for the whole family.