Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
About The Bucksport hen. (Bucksport, Hancock County, Me.) 18??-18??
Bucksport, Hancock County, Me. (18??-18??)
The Bucksport hen. : (Bucksport, Hancock County, Me.) 18??-18??
- Alternative Titles:
- Place of publication:
- Bucksport, Hancock County, Me.
- Geographic coverage:
- Hype Jackson
- Dates of publication:
- Bucksport (Me. : Town)--Newspapers.
- "All the News of Bucksport, Blue Hill, Tody Pond, Gidge's Ridge, Castine Fork and Elsewhere."
- "One of the first Nation-wide advertising "stunts" was a facsimile of a small town country weekly, called The Bucksport Hen, which was distributed from a special advertising car from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon in 1891. It was used to promote the road show starring Richard Golden in Old Jed Prouty, the location of which was the historic Jed Prouty Tavern in Bucksport. Some 500,000 copies of The Bucksport Hen were distributed from city to city across the Nation"--Hebert, Richard A. Modern Maine : its historical background, people and resources. New York : Lewis Historical Publishing. Co., 1951. Vol. 1, p. 555.
- Description based on: Vol. 73, no. 42 (Dec. 11, 1877).
- sn 84026794
View complete holdings information