Winterport

Winterport Ferry, Winterport, Maine

Winterport Ferry, Winterport, Maine

Today there is no evidence remaining of the Winterport ferry which served the community in the years before the advent of autos and the construction of the bridge over the Penobscot at Prospect. The earliest ferry was a dugout propelled by paddles.

Main St., Winterport, Maine

Main St., Winterport, Maine

Charles C. Moody (1865 – 1948) had a dry goods store located on the west side of Main Street in the lower end of town. He carried a wide variety of goods, for in the days before automobiles, people shopped locally.