Candidate Bush on beach, Kennebunkport, 1980

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Republican Vice Presidential candidate George H. W. Bush responds to cheers from onlookers at the beach on Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, his family's summer estate.

He was running with Ronald Reagan for the presidency in 1980.

Gene Willman, the photographer, worked for the Kennebec Journal. The cut line reads: "esw/Gene Willman.

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About This Item

  • Title: Candidate Bush on beach, Kennebunkport, 1980
  • Creator: Willman, Gene
  • Creation Date: 1980-08-08
  • Subject Date: 1980-08-08
  • Local Name: Walker's Point
  • Town: Kennebunkport
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 3/2
  • Collection: United Press International collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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