Contributed by Buck Memorial Library
Docks and houses of Bucksport. The town is on the Penobscot River 20 miles below Bangor and 40 miles above Rockland.
Founded in 1764, the town was an important fishing port. Overlooking the town is Fort Knox, built in 1844 to keep the town from being captured by the British during the border disputes with New Brunswick.
About This Item
- Title: Bucksport waterfront
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- Town: Bucksport
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 20 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Bucksport (Me.)
- Piers & wharves--Maine--Bucksport
- Bucksport (Me.)--Description and views--Photographs
- Early Views--Bucksport
For more information about this item, contact:Buck Memorial Library
PO Box DD, Bucksport, ME 04416
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