Chandler's Wharf (also known as Fisherman's Wharf; formerly known as Central Wharf)[1] is a historic wharf in Portland, Maine, on the edge of the Fore River. It stands across Commercial Street from Dana Street and, on the waterfront side, between Long Wharf (to the north) and Widgery Wharf (to the south).[2][3][4][5]

Chandler's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Chandler's Wharf (2023)
Former name(s)Central Wharf
LocationCommercial Street, Portland, Maine, U.S.

The wharf, which is named for John Chandler,[6] is now home to condominiums and businesses.[5]

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  1. ^ Sterling's Marine Catalog: Being a Complete Marine Directory & Catalog Service for Shipbuilding Plants, Ship Repair Yards, Steamship Companies, Marine Manufacturers and Dealers and for Allied Industries ... Sterling-Cooper Corporation. 1920.
  2. ^ "Greater Portland Landmarks". Greater Portland Landmarks. 2020-06-23. Retrieved 2023-06-19.
  3. ^ "Plan of Portland, 1858". Maine Memory Network. Retrieved 2023-06-19.
  4. ^ Guide to the Piers and Wharves of Portland Harbor - City of Portland
  5. ^ a b "Walk the Working Waterfront" -
  6. ^ The Origins of the Street Names of the City of Portland, Maine as of 1995 – Norm and Althea Green, Portland Public Library (1995)

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