The tale that goes with this cemetary is debunked and the truth told, good to know but still fun. I think some grandpa was telling a good yarn to grandchild on his knee...
We stopped by as we were wandering around town. It's easy to get to with good parking. You can't get in the cemetary as it's gated but you don't really need too. Read up on the history and the legend before you go. The legend is what makes it fun.
Is the legend real? Is the leg on the marker real? Who knows? But this was a fun stop for our kids - heck the adults had quite a conversation about it. Very convenient to stop by, no admission fee and we have stopped every time we've come thru Bucksport. It's just fun.
The only thing to do in Bucksport is to pay homage to the town's founder?! Luckily there's a spooky legend attached along with some markings on the gravestone monument.
We found this in-town cemetery while out Geocaching. Some interesting history here regarding Bucksport's founder. Peaceful spot near the river.
Historical site. Read up on it before visiting and you will enjoy the visit so much more. Great for a home school history project.
Great Family fun with lots of history. The only problem is parking and walking up... not a lot of places to park and have to cross a busy street.
there is not much to look at, unless you're into witchcraft, but the “Buck” is Col. Buck, founder of Bucksport, the town in which it is located.The tombstone of Colonel Jonathan Buck, features a mysterious image, perhaps of a woman's stocking foot or boot. It was caused, according to legend, because Colonel Buck burned a witch and her leg rolled... More
It is a free cool place to go. There is a large plaque to read about the Cemetary and the legend. Highly recomended.
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