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Summer Wine at Hill House-Presented By Thompson-Hamel, LLC

When: August 9, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Wine Night comes early this August. Join us, along with Presenting Sponsor, Thompson-Hamel, LLC, on the lawn at Hill House for hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and good times with great friends. Summer Wine at Hill[…]

Brown Bag Lunch: Bangor and the Civil War: By the Numbers

When: August 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Isaac Farrar Mansion, 166 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Our August Brown Bag Lunch is the kick off to the Drums on the Penobscot Civil War event! With featured presenter David Cheever, Maine State Archivist and Historian, sharing facts about the effect of the[…]

Lumber Barons of Bangor Walking Tour

When: July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Mount Hope Cemetery, 1048 State St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Once known as the Lumber Capital of the World, Bangor was home to a number of families whose fortunes came from the timberlands. Many of the city’s former leaders had the woods to thank for[…]

Summer Wine at Hill House

When: July 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

The next Summer Wine at Hill House is set for July 26th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the lawn at the historic Thomas A. Hill House–we’ll move inside if the weather doesn’t cooperate![…]

President on the Penobscot: An Evening with Abraham Lincoln

When: August 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Bangor Waterfront

Join the Bangor Historical Society as we welcome President Abraham Lincoln to the Bangor Waterfront for an intimate address about the Civil War and his time as President. This event is part of  “Drums on[…]

Brown Bag Lunch Series: 50 Years of Bangor International Airport

When: July 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Isaac Farrar Mansion, 166 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

This July Bangor International Airport celebrates its 50th Anniversary serving the Bangor region. The Bangor Historical Society invites you to join Airport Director Tony Caruso as he takes a look at the airport’s past–including its[…]

Great Fire of 1911 Walking Tour

When: July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

In April, 1911 a spark in a riverside hay shed ignited a fire that devastated much of Bangor’s downtown and threatened many of her neighborhoods. Join us as we follow the flames’ path and learn[…]

Great Fire of 1911 Walking Tour

When: June 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

In April, 1911 a spark in a riverside hay shed ignited a fire that devastated much of Bangor’s downtown and threatened many of her neighborhoods. Join us as we follow the flames’ path and learn[…]

Bangor’s Historic Architecture

When: June 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Bangor’s landscape is filled with examples of the work of some of America’s greatest architects including C. Parker Crowell, Wilfred Mansur and Richard Upjohn. This stroll through the Queen City’s neighborhoods offers a different perspective[…]

Best of Bangor Walking Tour

When: August 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA

Bangor is a city rich in history, mystery and powerful events. Perched on the edge of the Maine North Woods and a one-time important harbor, Bangor’s history is filled with tales of lumber barons who[…]