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.)
Location. 44° 25.87′ N, 69° 0.602′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Maine, in Waldo County. Marker is on Pierce Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located at the west end of the footbridge over the river. Marker is in this post office area: Belfast ME 04915, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers 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.
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