Belfast in Waldo County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
— The Museum in the Streets —
The pronunciation of Passagassawakeag is PAS-SAG'-AS-SA-WAU'-KEAG. It is a Penobscot Indian word meaning "Sturgeon-His Place" or the more descriptive version, "the place for spearing sturgeon by torchlight."
Erected 2004 by The Belfast Historical Society and Museum, Inc., The City of Belfast, and the Belfast Community. (Marker Number 22.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1920.
Location. 44° 25.87′ N, 69° 0.602′ 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. Biggest Little City (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Mayor (approx. ¼ mile away); Stylish Lodging (approx. ¼ mile away); Making a Living (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Silver Screen (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Belfast Historical Society Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Circus Comes to Town (approx. 0.4 miles away); Captain Albert W. Stevens (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
More about this marker. Marker #22 (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 16, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 16, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.