Bucksport in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical year for this entry is 1931.
Location. 44° 34.254′ N, 68° 47.546′ W. Marker is in Bucksport, Maine, in Hancock County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Maine Route 15) and Central Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located along the Bucksport Waterfront Walkway, near Rufus Googins Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bucksport ME 04416, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Penobscot River (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Knox (about 700 feet away); The Phineas Heywood House (about 700 feet away); The Town of Bucksport Site of the First Sawmill (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Penobscot Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bucksport, Maine (approx. ¼ mile away); The Legend of the Buck Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bucksport.
Regarding Waldo-Hancock Bridge. The Waldo-Hancock Bridge was replaced by the Penobscot Narrows Bridge in 2006, and subsequently demolished in 2013.
Also see . . .
1. Waldo–Hancock Bridge (Wikipedia). The Waldo–Hancock Bridge was the first long-span suspension bridge erected in Maine, as well as the first permanent bridge across the Penobscot River below Bangor. The name comes from connecting Waldo and Hancock counties. The bridge was built in 1931 and retired in 2006, when the new Penobscot Narrows Bridge was opened just a few yards away, and it was demolished in 2013. (Submitted on April 20, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Penobscot Narrows Bridge (Wikipedia). The Penobscot Narrows Bridge is a 2,120 feet long cable-stayed bridge that carries US 1/Maine Route (Submitted on April 20, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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