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The Bacon Tree, Winterport's Town Seal

Incorporated March 12, 1860, once home to far-ranging sea captains, Winterport retains a 19th century charm that blends well with 20th century conveniences. Located just 12 miles south from the city of Bangor on Route 1A, Winterport faces the deep and fast-flowing Penobscot River. From a thriving downtown, where people can find everything from gas and groceries to overnight accommodations, hardware, and video rentals, visitors can walk the short distance to the Winterport waterfront where boaters and swimmers recreate in the spring, summer, and into the autumn.
Beautiful Winterport Maine Bald Hill Cove in Winterport Maine
Older homes, many built for Winterport sea captains, stand along the downtown roadways. Sidewalks encourage people to stroll through the town; a special meeting place for townspeople is the Union Meeting House, built in 1834. This building shelters a bell cast by Paul Revere, a belfry clock installed in 1861, and a Masons and Hamlin hand-pumped reed organ installed in 1859. Winterport retains a 19th century charm that blends well with 20th century conveniences. From a thriving downtown to a heavily utilized waterfront,
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The Winterport Business Association is Back! We want to encourage all businesses in Winterport, Frankfort and Monroe to attend.   We hope to see everyone there.  Please bring your ideas for guest speakers and fundraisers.  Even if you can't attend meetings, send us an  email.

If you are a new business in Winterport, Frankfort or Monroe please contact us to get listing on our businesses page. For more information please contact the Winterport Business Association.

This is a reminder that we meet the first Wednesday of every month.

Feel free to contact us if you have questions.
Come and have a good time!
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Let's Support the Winterport Fire and Rescue Association
If you drop off your bottles at the Town Transfer Station you can support our great team. They are taken there by people donating them to the Winterport Fire and Rescue Association. So the employees of the transfer station hold the bottles and cans and then JCM Redemption Center, picks up the bottles and cans and periodically will bring a check to the Fire and Rescue Assn. So far they have collected over $8,500 for the Winterport Fire and Rescue Association over the past couple of years. what a great community effort!
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WINTERPORT’S 150TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
View the full ceremony and all the activities and see what you may have missed.

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