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Goddard Mansion

1000 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1916
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Revisit the golden age of Maine & war-time history in the ruins

In it's day, this must have been a majestic abode with a breath-taking view of Portland Headlight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jm g
flushing, ny
Beautiful Park

Lots to see at this one location. The mansion, ocean & lighthouse all in a well maintained park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Poor5%
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1000 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1916
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In it's day, this must have been a majestic abode with a breath-taking view of Portland Headlight & the estuary. Today, even though you can see through the {missing} roof and the walls are windowless & 'spacious' - it is still impressive to walk around....More

Thank jm g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see at this one location. The mansion, ocean & lighthouse all in a well maintained park. Perfect for all ages!

Thank memo80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much to see because of the deterioration. You can't walk into the mansion or around it. Due to it's condition, much was fenced off for safety reasons. The history, however, was worth exploring if you're a history buff like me.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Interesting Mansion, I had so many questions, why has the city left it and not restored it. Huge house from back in time

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Although the ruins are interesting there is not much information about them. There is one little plaque. I think that anyone visiting would want to know more about the ruins. Are there any pictures showing how it originally looked? How did it go into such...More

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This place impressed my video game loving teen and husband! They said it looked like a building straight out of one of their games. It was cool waking around the mansion, peeking into the windows imagining what it looked like in it's prime. You can't...More

Thank CTmommyof3
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A place that is pretty even empty, but I am sure was amazing back one the day. Be sure to read plaque on history. Van learn a lot.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Wanted to give it more stars but it is an old mansion that is falling apart. You can't go inside it. It is cool piece of history but nothing great.

Thank John C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is the ruins of a castle / stone mansion, located at Fort Williams Park, in Cape Elizabeth, just south of Portland. The castle is surrounded by a fence, so visitors cannot go inside, but you get right up close. There is no roof, and...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

An interesting part of Portland Head Light, but only takes a few minutes to check out and snap photos.

Thank Walter B
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