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History of Riverside Park, Hampden


with James Husson

Calendar Dec 3, 2019 at 6 pm

This new talk will be a continuation of the History of Hampden Presentations. Learn about the amazing recreational facility which furnished amusement for the people from Penobscot County during the summer months. Up to 10,000 people each weekend would visit this park on the Penobscot River in Hampden from 1898 to 1916. With it's large theater and concession stands, to the trolley that was dedicated from Bangor to transport people to the park, this class will use old photos and documents and review this amazing amusement park.

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