Talk: 'Prospect — Then and Now'


Community Happenings
Oct 14, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Sail Inn, demolished for construction of Penobscot Narrows Bridge.

Prospect Community Center, 959 Bangor Road (1A). Richard Dyer, past owner of the Sail Inn Restaurant (demolished in 2006), speaks at a meeting of the Prospect Historical Society. Exhibits of businesses and occupations in Prospect from the early 1800s through present day, including quarrying, Switzer Water Co., retail stores, farming, a skunk oil company (who knew?) and the manufacture of a mysterious red chalk sold to quarries worldwide beginning in the mid-19th century. Refreshments before and after, including fresh baked “Sail Inn” pies and coffee. Free; ADA accessible.