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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: July 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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[…]

Best of Bangor Walking Tour

When: June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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[…]

Summer Wine at Hill House

When: June 28, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Summer Wine at Hill House returns on June 28th thanks to Presenting Sponsor Machias Savings Bank! Join us on the Hill House lawn for hors d’oeuvres, great wine and a chance to catch up with[…]

Soldiers at Rest Walking Tour

When: June 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Mount Hope Cemetery, 1048 State St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Soldiers at Rest walks the grounds of Bangor’s Mount Hope Cemetery is focused on the stories of some of the hundreds of Maine men, many from the Bangor Region, who fought in America’s Civil War.[…]

Historic Homes of Broadway Walking Tour

When: September 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Corner of Broadway and State Streets, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Take a stroll down the tree lined street that has been home to some of Bangor’s best known residents. This tour meets at the corner of Broadway and State Street. Street parking is available on[…]

Historic Homes of Broadway Walking Tour

When: June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Corner of Broadway and State Streets, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Take a stroll down the tree lined street that has been home to some of Bangor’s best known residents. This tour meets at the corner of Broadway and State Street. Street parking is available on[…]

Devil’s Half Acre Walking Tour

When: September 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Bangor Historical Society, 159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA

Even though Maine enacted a Prohibitory Law in 1851, Bangor didn’t comply. In the area known as the “Devil’s Half Acre” saloons & brothels reigned and vice & violence thrived. Led by the city’s most[…]