Custom House Wharf is a historic wharf in Portland, Maine, on the edge of the Fore River. Named for Portland's United States Custom House, which stands across Commercial Street from the wharf, on Pearl Street, the wharf is located between Maine Wharf (to the north) and Portland Pier (to the south).[1][2][3][4]

Custom House Wharf
Custom House Wharf (left) and Portland Pier
LocationCommercial Street, Portland, Maine, U.S.

Today's businesses that exist on the wharf include Harbor Fish Market, Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room,[5] and The Porthole pub, which was established in 1929.[6]

References edit

  1. ^ "Greater Portland Landmarks". Greater Portland Landmarks. 2020-06-23. Retrieved 2023-06-19.
  2. ^ "Plan of Portland, 1858". Maine Memory Network. Retrieved 2023-06-19.
  3. ^ Guide to the Piers and Wharves of Portland Harbor - City of Portland
  4. ^ "Walk the Working Waterfront" -
  5. ^ "Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room". Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room. Retrieved 2023-09-06.
  6. ^ "History - Maine's Working Waterfront". The Porthole Restaurant & Pub. Retrieved 2023-09-06.

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