Dig Deeper

From lumber barons to shopkeepers and poor immigrants, floods, fires and everyday life, Bangor’s history is rich and storied. Learn more about the Queen City by reading the posts and fact sheets below.

The Isaac Farrar Mansion

Theatre in the Queen City


In 2015, the BHS partnered with REALTOR Tricia Quirk for a series on some of the people, places and events that shaped Bangor. You can read each article by clicking on the links below.

The Hatch House–Bangor’s First Hotel

Bangor Water Works

Maplewood Park

Wheelwright and Clark Building

Kent-Cutting Double House

Bangor’s First Murder

Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Peter Edes and Bangor’s First Newspaper