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Virtual Mount Hope Cemetery Tour

May 27 at 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Join us on our next virtual presentation on May 27th at 4PM where we will take a walk through Mount Hope Cemetery. While Mount Hope is best viewed in person and walking through the grounds, we will be looking at some of the more notable and interesting stones and stories of the cemetery. Built in 1834, Bangor’s 300 acre Mount Hope Cemetery is the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery. It was designed by renowned architect Charles G. Bryant as part…

Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour

June 5 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
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One event on June 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

Learn little known facts about some of Bangor’s famous—and infamous– residents during our guided tour. Hear about the importance of symbolism in the gravestones and get a chance to take in some of the city’s beautiful vistas. Built in 1834, Bangor’s 300 acre Mount Hope Cemetery is the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery. It was designed by renowned architect Charles G. Bryant as part of a national movement to provide respite from grassless urban landscapes. Garden cemeteries were created as…

photo of brick buildings in downtown bangor

Best of Bangor Walking Tour

June 8 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
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One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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 struck it rich from her natural resources as well as shipping magnates and manufacturing pioneers. The Best of Bangor tells the stories of our first settlers, the greatest disaster in U.S. Naval History (until Pearl Harbor), the British Occupation during the War of 1812, the…

Fire of 1911 Walking Tour

June 19 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
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One event on July 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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 which structures survived and how Bangor and her people recovered from the devastation. This tour meets at the Bangor Historical Society/Thomas A. Hill House, 159 Union Street, Bangor. Tickets are $10 per person. In efforts to continue to protect our patrons and tour guides this…

Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour

June 20 at 10:00 am11:30 am
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One event on June 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

Learn little known facts about some of Bangor’s famous—and infamous– residents during our guided tour. Hear about the importance of symbolism in the gravestones and get a chance to take in some of the city’s beautiful vistas. Built in 1834, Bangor’s 300 acre Mount Hope Cemetery is the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery. It was designed by renowned architect Charles G. Bryant as part of a national movement to provide respite from grassless urban landscapes. Garden cemeteries were created as…

photo of brick buildings in downtown bangor

Best of Bangor Walking Tour

June 26 at 10:00 am10:30 am
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One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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 struck it rich from her natural resources as well as shipping magnates and manufacturing pioneers. The Best of Bangor tells the stories of our first settlers, the greatest disaster in U.S. Naval History (until Pearl Harbor), the British Occupation during the War of 1812, the…

Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour

July 6 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
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One event on June 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

Learn little known facts about some of Bangor’s famous—and infamous– residents during our guided tour. Hear about the importance of symbolism in the gravestones and get a chance to take in some of the city’s beautiful vistas. Built in 1834, Bangor’s 300 acre Mount Hope Cemetery is the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery. It was designed by renowned architect Charles G. Bryant as part of a national movement to provide respite from grassless urban landscapes. Garden cemeteries were created as…

Fire of 1911 Walking Tour

July 11 at 10:00 am11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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 which structures survived and how Bangor and her people recovered from the devastation. This tour meets at the Bangor Historical Society/Thomas A. Hill House, 159 Union Street, Bangor. Tickets are $10 per person. In efforts to continue to protect our patrons and tour guides this…

Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour

July 17 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
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One event on June 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

Learn little known facts about some of Bangor’s famous—and infamous– residents during our guided tour. Hear about the importance of symbolism in the gravestones and get a chance to take in some of the city’s beautiful vistas. Built in 1834, Bangor’s 300 acre Mount Hope Cemetery is the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery. It was designed by renowned architect Charles G. Bryant as part of a national movement to provide respite from grassless urban landscapes. Garden cemeteries were created as…

photo of brick buildings in downtown bangor

Best of Bangor Walking Tour

July 20 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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 struck it rich from her natural resources as well as shipping magnates and manufacturing pioneers. The Best of Bangor tells the stories of our first settlers, the greatest disaster in U.S. Naval History (until Pearl Harbor), the British Occupation during the War of 1812, the…

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