Sarah Ware's purse, Bucksport, ca. 1898

Contributed by Bucksport Historical Society


This purse was found with Sarah Ware in 1898. Sarah was murdered in Bucksport in 1898. Her body was found several days after she was reported missing. No one was ever convicted of her murder.

Her ghost is reportedly still seen in the Oak Hill and Snob Hill area of Bucksport.

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About This Item

  • Title: Sarah Ware's purse, Bucksport, ca. 1898
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: Bucksport
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Leather
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Bucksport Historical Society
PO Box 798, Bucksport, ME 04416

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