750 Hogan Rd.
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: (207) 942-7899
Fax: (207) 942-6463
750 Hogan Rd., Bangor, ME, US, 04401
- Phone: (207) 942-7899
- Fax: (207) 942-6463
The Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor enjoys a position of significance not only in the city but also the entire nation as the second oldest garden cemeteries. Designed and established by Charles Bryant in 1834, which was interestingly the same year that Bangor was deemed a city, it is located on Outer State Street. Although situated amongst beautiful surroundings, the cemetery was, interestingly, used to shoot major portions of the 1988 horror flick Pet Sematary.
One of the districts oldest standpipes, the Thomas Hill Standpipe is still active today. Built in 1897, the standpipe has been used since to help regulate Bangor’s water pressure in the downtown area as well as provide a means of water storage for emergencies. The standpipe stands at 110 feet (33 meters) in height and 85 feet (25 meters) in diameter and is able to house up a large capacity of water. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is also a designated American Water Landmark.
One of the largest children's museum north of Boston, this wonderful museum features three floors of fun, adventurous, and exciting interactive exhibits on a broad range of topics including music, natural science, art, and geography. There are also seven major exhibit areas at this museum.
Fun for the whole family is available at this amusement park that features 36 challenging miniature golf holes, a ten cage batting facility with both fast and slow pitch softball, Indy-style go karts on a 1/4 mile, high banked track, large game room, and a half acre trout pond where you can feed the five pound rainbow brook trout.
One of New England’s premier universities, the University of Maine offers an encouraging, inviting, and stimulating environment for a wholesome education. Offering an extensive undergraduate and undergraduate program, the university focuses equally on the academic and non-academic aspects of student life. Do see the website to know more.
Celebrated arboretum and botanical garden, the Fay Hyland Botanical Plantation is situated across the Stillwater River, located near the University of Maine. The gardens span over a vast land cover of 10 acres (four hectares). The arboretum was created in 1934, and has been named as homage to Fay Hyland. These gardens comprise of native plants as well as from across the world. The historic garden is open to the general public on a daily basis.
The renowned Edith Path House is a monumental house, precisely located at College Avenue. The historic house functions to honor the life, works and the legacy of eminent scientist and educator, Dr. Edith Marion Path. This structure was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.