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  • Virtue, Vice, Fires & Ice Walking Tour

    Virtue, Vice, Fires & Ice Walking Tour

    Virtue, Vice, Fire & Ice: Forces that Formed the Lumber Capital of the World Virtue, Vice, Fire & Ice: This lively, costumed tour shines a light on the city’s complex history while showcasing some of the monuments and architecture of Bangor, Maine, the great city on the Penobscot. The program is 75-90 minutes and may…

  • Devil’s Half Acre Walking Tour of Downtown Bangor

    Devil’s Half Acre Walking Tour of Downtown Bangor

    Devil’s Half Acre Walking Tour of Downtown Bangor Support the Bangor Historical Society by walking the streets of Bangor’s historic downtown with Madam Fan Jones, as she shares tales of the drama and vice of the 19th century “lumber capital of the world.” How to Book: Public group tours are offered in partnership with the…

  • Historic Mount Hope Cemetery

    Historic Mount Hope Cemetery

    Grave Matters Walking Tour: Graveyard Iconography of Bangor’s Historic Mount Hope Two Gave Matters tours are offered of Mount Hope Cemetery, one that keeps to flat ground and another that involves climbing the steep hills and granite staircases of the grounds. Where the Paths are Wide, 75-90 minutes on paved, flat pathways. O’re the Hills,…

  • Madame, Please

    Madame, Please

    Madame, Please: An Examination of Prostitution in the Mid-1800s What made Bangor, and many cities like her, cities of legend in the 19th century? Business, industry, entertainment, and money. One of the most enduring of those businesses was prostitution. Learn about one of the oldest businesses as seen through the eyes of William W. Sanger,…

  • Your Personal Guide to Bangor

    Your Personal Guide to Bangor

    Downtown Bangor, Maine, your way! Interested in prohibition-era tales of gangsters and glory? Primarily into historic architecture? Is prostitution in Victorian America more your thing? Or would you prefer a broad brush of history and selfies with statues? Want to find all the Maine-based cocktails you can walk to? Ok! I’ve got you! Book a…

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