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Old Cemetery

Good access, on main road, route 1. Buck monument. Historical place, not much to do but worth... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
acmaine
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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Folklore fun

The legend is interesting and it's fun to see the gravestone. Whether it's true or not, it's still... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Paula B
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Visitors can view the inexplicable markings, believed to be made by ghosts, on one of the cemetery's tombstones.
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Bucksport, ME
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Good access, on main road, route 1. Buck monument. Historical place, not much to do but worth seeing.

Thank acmaine
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The legend is interesting and it's fun to see the gravestone. Whether it's true or not, it's still a great folk tale and the gravestone is pretty creepy.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a place where you will believe the myth or not believe. Jacob Buck was a community leader in his day. Happily married or so everyone thought. Jacob had also a mistress. Unfortunately for Buck his wife and town folk found out about the...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

As many times as I have driven by this cemetery, I have never stopped. My friend's granddaughter wanted to see Buck's tomb and had lots of questions and ideas about it. Truly, it was fun to speculate about the story. There is a small parking...More

Thank MaggieDogME
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A small cemetery with an interesting legend. The witches boot is a story worth reading. True? Maybe so...maybe not.

Thank Port1fun
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Well I've been hearing about the witch legend returning to the markers for years so we stopped by for a few minutes on the way to visit relatives. Was a nice little cemetery. I like the bridge and Fort Knox across the river the best...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Seriously? This really is so boring. And, if the witch foot keeps coming back, I offer THIS suggestion as a major tourist draw. Film someone sanding off the current "foot" on the stone and then keep a web-cam pointed at the stone and watch the...More

Thank Roccfroluke
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Ah the legend of Col. Jon Buck! If you've got kids, this is an especially nice stop. Clearly see the witch's leg (or Jon's Boot) on the side of the monument. There is a plaque beside explaining the legends details. You can park in the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 14 August 2015

If you've gone by but never stopped to read about the legend it is a must do. It is a 10 min stop. Park in the small lot to the left of the cemetery.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

If you are traveling through Bucksport, Maine, this cemetery is a MUST to visit! The mystery surrounding town founder Jonathan Buck and the mysterious markings left on his gravestone monument makes for a spooky visit! I loved this mystery so much I even chose it...More

Thank Deborah H
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