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Rumford (Maine)

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Rumford is a city in the River Valley area of the Lakes and Mountains region of Maine.


Get in[edit]

Rumford is located on Route 2 between Bethel and Farmington. It is also along the Scenic Route 17 between Jay and Rangeley. Visitors from the south can find Rumford at the Western end of Route 108.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Downtown Rumford[edit]

  • Shopper's Island- The entire business district is built on an island.
  • Rumford Municipal Building (architecture)
  • Hotel Harris (architecture)
  • Strathglass Building (architecture)
  • Mechanics Institute Building (architecture)
  • Vietnam Memorial in Memorial Park at the end of Congress Street.
  • Rumford Historical Society located in the Rumford Municipal Building

Rumford Information Booth[edit]

  • Paul Bunyan Statue
  • Pennacook (Rumford) Falls - Largest Vertical Drop east of Niagra Falls
  • Edmund Sixtus Muskie Memorial - A leader in clean water legislation, former Senator and U.S. Secretary of State.
  • Indian Sillhouettes by J. Eugene Boivin

Rumford Falls Village[edit]

  • Rumford Library - One of the original Carnegie Libraries.
  • Strathglass Park - A community built for the workers in the mill by Hugh Chisholm (architecture)

Rumford Center Village[edit]

  • Rumford Museum at Lufkin School

Rumford Corner[edit]

  • Rumford Settlement Marker

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Black Mountain of Maine - Nordic & Alpine Skiing, 39 Glover Rd., Phone: +1 207 364-8977, E-mail: BlackMtnofME@adelphia.net [1].
  • Hosmer Field - Route 2 Rumford Falls Village
    • Baseball, Football, Walking Trail, Picnic Tables, Horseshoe Pits, Hockey Rink, Skating Rink, River Access, Skateboard Street Course (Planned), BMX Course (Planned), Playground (Planned)

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Shopper's Island - Rumford Falls Village
    • Secret Beneath - Intimate apparal
    • Bartash's - Gifts, Card Store
    • Carlisle - Clothing Store
    • Stanley's - Furniture Store
    • Treasures (on the island) - Gift Store

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Rumford Center
    • Route 2 Diner
  • East Rumford
    • McDonalds
    • Teena's Restaurant
    • Candlepin Cafe - Oxford Lanes
  • Rumford Falls
    • DiConzo's Ristorante - Congress Street
    • River Valley Grill - Exchange Street
    • Rumford House of Pizza - Congress Street
    • King Wok - Congress Street
    • Mountain Valley Variety (take out) - Route 2, Hancock St.
    • Brian's Bistro - Hotel Harris, Shoppers Island

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Rumford - Canal St, Shopper's Island
  • Eagle's Club - Rumford Avenue, Rumford Falls
  • American Legion Hall - Congress St, Shopper's Island
  • VFW - Waldo St, Rumford Falls
  • BPO Elks - River St, Shopper's Island

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Linnell Motel & Restinn Conference Center - Prospect Ave, Just off Route 2 near McDonalds
  • Blue Iris Motor Inn, Rumford Center
  • Hotel Harris - Congress Street, Downtown Rumford Falls

Get out[edit]

Routes through Rumford
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