Bunkers Harbor in Gouldsboro, Maine

Bunkers Harbor, Gouldsboro, Maine

Bunkers Harbor is on the eastern side of Schoodic Peninsula in Gouldsboro, Maine in Down East Hancock County. This shows some lobster boats moored in the evening after a day's harvest.

The following story, provided by a descendant of the area and one that was passed on by his late grandmother, is that Bunkers Harbor was named after the Battle of Bunker Hill. There was, and is, a much smaller village to the immediate south close to the Schoodic Park exit called “Won Squeak.” This was named so after a Native American Indian's wife fell off a cliff there (by the stream that runs out to the harbor) and uttered one squeak. Many years later, the “Won Squeak” story became associated with Bunkers Harbor. The above image capture was on August 30 at about 6:25 PM. Image Specs: Canon 5D, Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens at 180mm, 1/50 seconds, f/5.6, ISO 100.

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