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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: 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[…]

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[…]

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: 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[…]

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[…]

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[…]