The entrance to Riverside Park from the Penobscot, Hampden, circa 1900

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The entrance to Riverside Park from the Penobscot, Hampden, circa 1900

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Description

Riverside Park opened in June, 1898 on the high banks of the Penobscot River at Hampden. People could enter the park by canoe or boat from a slip at the river's edge. After docking their boats people climbed a flight of stairs and crossed a ravine to the park entrance.

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About This Item

  • Title: The entrance to Riverside Park from the Penobscot, Hampden, circa 1900
  • Creation Date: 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Local Name: Riverside Park
  • Town: Hampden
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Riverside Park from canoe #6
  • Object Type: Image

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Hampden Historical Society
PO Box 456, Hampden, ME 04444
(207) 862-2027
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