Belfast in Waldo County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
The Opera House
— The Museum in the Streets —
The Haraden Block (diagonally across) built in 1850 by merchant John Haraden, was originally two stories and was later enlarged. In 1911, the fledgling telephone company occupied it with offices and a switchboard serving 2,000 customers.
Erected 2004 by The Belfast Historical Society and Museum, Inc., The City of Belfast, and the Belfast Community. (Marker Number 14.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
Location. 44° 25.522′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belfast ME 04915, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Belfast (a few steps from this marker); Post Office Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); First Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Belfast City Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Windsor Hotel (about 400 feet away); Main and High (about 400 feet away); The Silver Screen (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
More about this marker. Marker #14 (of 30) in "The Museum in the Streets". The text on the Marker is in English, followed by a French translation.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 15, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.