Fort Kent, Maine: America's First Mile

Erected in 2010, the big "America's First Mile" monument was designed to be photo-friendly. It marks the northernmost point of 2,390-mile-long US 1, which ends in Key West, Florida.

Address:
333 W. Main St., Fort Kent, ME
Directions:
The big "America's First Mile" monument is on the north side of US Hwy 1 just east of the bridge into Canada. Look for the flagpoles.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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First Mile.

America's First Mile

There's also a set of stairs behind the America's First Mile monument, and you can see Canada across the St. John River.

[Cowboy Roy, 07/11/2017]

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