Devil’s Half Acre Tour

Posted Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:50 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:49 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Waterfront, near Harbormaster's Office, 64 Front Street, Bangor, Maine

For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900;

Explore the wicked side of Bangor on this one hour walking tour! Discover the areas of vice and violence that came to be known as the Devil’s Half Acre, where despite Maine’s 1851 Prohibitory Law, saloons and drinking establishments thrived alongside brothels and overcrowded tenements. Meet by the waterfront near the Harbormaster’s Office. Not recommended for children under 16. $10; free for BMHC members.