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Devil’s Half Acre Tour
August 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Even though Maine enacted a Prohibitory Law in 1851, Bangor didn’t comply. In the area known as the “Devil’s Half Acre” saloons & brothels reigned and vice & violence thrived.
Led by the city’s most notorious Madam, Fan Jones, this tour shines a light on Bangor’s wicked side and tells the tales of the people who are just as much a part of the city’s history as those who lived in the majestic homes on Broadway.
This tour meets at the Bangor Historical Society/Thomas A. Hill House, 159 Union Street, Bangor.