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One of Maine's 10 National Main Street Communities!

WELCOME! A revitalized historic Maine downtown and a nationally certified Main Street community since 2004, Gardiner is once again throbbing with life, teeming with art and innovation, aglow with carefully preserved architecture, activity, and commerce!

As Maine’s gateway to midcoast, mountains, and downeast, Gardiner is an unspoiled, authentic New England community with a fabulous historic downtown located on the banks of the Kennebec River.

Explore this website to learn more about the Gardiner Main Street programs and/or to plan your visit. 

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Gardiner's downtown historic district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.


Save The Lady And The Birds!
Make sure this last year isn't the last for our fountain at the Gardiner Common

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From Gardiner Main Street!

Nov 06
Niche, Inc. #ThinkGardinerFirst

Niche, Inc. Previous Next Sam: “When we moved to the area, there wasn’t much of…

Jul 31
KV Downtown Relief Fund

The Kennebec Valley Downtown Relief Fund was established in April 2020 by the Augusta…

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