Phineas Parkhurst Quimby Labyrinth

Belfast Common
Miller & Cross St.
Belfast, ME, US

Category: Outdoor, open as listed

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Labyrinths of New England

Phineas Parkhurst Quimby Labyrinth is a 30-ft diameter, wheelchair accessible, paved labyrinth located in Belfast Common, a public park overlooking the city's harbor. The park entrance is at the intersection of Miller Street and Cross Street. The site offers spectacular views of Penobscot Bay in midcoast Maine.

Phineas P. Quimby (1802-1866) was an accomplished clockmaker, inventor, and philosopher. He is credited as the "Father of the New Thought Movement," and this writings significantly influenced the development of the positive thinking movement in America. He became a metaphysical teacher and healer in his later years. From 1847 until his death, Quimby devoted his life to healing the sick. He died in Belfast on January 16, 1866 and is buried in Grove Cemetery.

Contact: Norm Poirier
Phone: 207-338-3370 Ext 4
Schedule: Always open
Type: Medieval 8-circuit
Material: Brick/Paver
Builder: Friends of Belfast Parks
Size: 30 feet diameter
Date installed: Dedicated September 22, 2016
GPS: 44|25° Lat.; 69|00° Long.

Source: World-Wide Labyrinth Locator #6898