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Directions to MECDHH/GBSD

Directions to the MECDHH/Governor Baxter School for the Deaf

1 Mackworth Island - Falmouth, ME 04105

From all points South:

  • Take the Maine Turnpike (Hwy 95) to Exit 6A “Hwy 295 North”
  • Travel north to Exit 9 “Falmouth/Foreside”**
  • Continue north across the Martin’s Point Bridge
  • Watch for blue and white signs for GBSD
  • Turn right onto Andrews Avenue just after the second blue and white sign.
  • Continue through subdivision and across the causeway slowly
  • See Once You’re on Mackworth Island below

From the Augusta Area:

  • Take the Maine Turnpike (Hwy 95) to Exit 9 “Falmouth”
  • Continue to exit for Route 1 South
  • Continue approx. 2 miles pass several shopping centers
  • Watch for a blue and white sign for GBSD on your left
  • Turn onto Andrews Avenue in front of the blue and white sign
  • Continue through subdivision and across the causeway
  • See Once You’re on Mackworth Island below

From the Brunswick Area:

  • Take the Maine Turnpike (Hwy 95) to the second Falmouth Exit
  • At end of ramp, take a left onto Bucknam Road
  • Take Bucknam to light at Route 1, turn right
  • Continue approx. 2 miles, pass several shopping centers
  • Watch for a blue and white sign for MECDHH/GBSD on your left
  • Turn onto Andrews Avenue in front of the blue and white sign
  • Continue through subdivision and across the causeway
  • See Once You’re on Mackworth Island below

Once you’re on Mackworth Island:

  • Please stop and identify yourself at the gatehouse.  Be prepared with the name of at least one person you are planning to meet here.
    • For the Elementary School: Turn left after the maintenance garages.  Follow road to circle.
    • For the Mansion, Carter Hall and Board Room: Continue straight up the hill.
    • For the Dorm: Turn right after the maintenance garages.  Follow road around back of buildings to end.

** If you miss Exit 9, do not attempt to turn around because there is no Exit 9 on 295 South.  Instead continue north to Exit 10.  You will come to Route One South.  Follow Route One through the shopping district and past where Route 88 comes in on your left.  Then look for signs for the school on your left.  Turn left on Andrews Ave.