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Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Samuel de Champlain

 
 
Samuel de Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
1. Samuel de Champlain Marker
Inscription.

Near this spot
in the year 1604
Samuel de Champlain
Gallant pioneer
and intrepid explorer
made a landing on his voyage
up the Penobscot River

 
Erected 1922 by Pine Cone Council, Knights of Columbus.
 
Location. 44° 48.123′ N, 68° 46.218′ W. Marker is in Bangor, Maine, in Penobscot County. Marker is at the intersection of Hammond Street/State Street (U.S. 2) and Kenduskeag Stream, on the left when traveling east on Hammond Street/State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Kenduskeag Stream Park, Bangor ME 04401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Place of Meeting (here, next to this marker); Saltonstall's Naval Fleet Gun (here, next to this marker); Spanish Bronze Cannon (here, next to this marker); Hannibal Hamlin (within shouting distance of this marker); Hersey Memorial Building (Old Bangor City Hall) Bell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norumbega Parkway (about 500 feet away); War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Bangor Victory Platoon (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bangor.
 
Also see . . .
Samuel de Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
2. Samuel de Champlain Marker

1. Champlain and the Settlement of Acadia 1604-1607. (Submitted on November 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Samuel de Champlain's Expeditions. (Submitted on November 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Then & Now: the Penobscot River (2017). (Submitted on November 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. ExplorationWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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