Westbrook, Maine, is situated on the Presumpscot River, a natural feature that is central to its history. Historically, the Wabanaki people lived along its banks for generations, and European settlers arrived around 1632. Today, Westbrook is home to an ever-growing business base and developing core downtown district. Downtown businesses are interspersed with arts, culture, shopping, dining and entertainment experiences make Westbrook one of the fastest-growing areas in Maine for people to live, work and play.
A national Main Street designated downtown!
The exciting highlights below are here to tempt you,
but there is much more to explore in downtown Westbrook, Maine!
Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Here is a sample of Main Street Maine’s best downtown bookstores. These small, independent bookshops are important components of our communities and offer places to connect with like-minded individuals. These Maine bookstores offer a depth of knowledge rarely found in bigger chains (or online), and they also support our talented local authors. Make sure to visit these wonderful downtown book shops right on Main Street Maine!
The solidarity and ingenuity of our downtown businesses and organizations went on full display since the early stage of the COVID-19 crisis.
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