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BANGOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MAINE DISCOVERY MUSEUM TO PUBLISH CHILDREN’S BOOK; Bangor students sought for project

By Bangor Historical Society on June 09, 2014, at 3:34 p.m.
The Bangor Historical Society and the Maine Discovery Museum (MDM) continue their season of collaboration with “History Reads” – a grant funded effort to develop a children’s book written and illustrated by third grade students in Bangor. The two organizations are looking for classrooms interested in helping to create the …

Brown Bag Lunch

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 2:23 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/brown-bag-lunch-series.html Join Bangor Museum and History Center for a free talk with Camille Smalley, Collections and Research Manager at Saco …

Devil’s Half Acre Tour

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:50 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Waterfront, near Harbormaster's Office, 64 Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/tours.html Explore the wicked side of Bangor on this one hour walking tour! Discover the areas of vice and violence that …

Devil’s Half Acre Tour

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:46 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Waterfront, near Harbormaster's Office, 64 Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/tours.html Explore the wicked side of Bangor on this one hour walking tour! Discover the areas of vice and violence that …

Devil’s Half Acre Tour

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:42 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Waterfront, near Harbormaster's Office, 64 Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/tours.html Explore the wicked side of Bangor on this one hour walking tour! Discover the areas of vice and violence that …

Devil’s Half Acre Tour

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:40 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Waterfront, near Harbormaster's Office, 64 Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/tours.html Explore the wicked side of Bangor on this one hour walking tour! Discover the areas of vice and violence that …

Mt. Hope Cemetery Tour

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:32 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1048 State Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/tours.html Take a walking tour of the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery and hear stories of the dead who rest there. Learn …

Mt. Hope Cemetery Tour

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1048 State Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/tours.html Take a walking tour of the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery and hear stories of the dead who rest there. Learn …

Mt. Hope Cemetery Tour

By Bangor Historical Society on Aug. 08, 2013, at 1:19 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1048 State Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Bangor Museum and History Center; (207) 942-1900; bangormuseum.org/tours.html Take a walking tour of the nation’s second oldest garden cemetery and hear stories of the dead who rest there. Learn …

Special Brown Bag Lunch Presentation at the Bangor Museum and History Center

By Bangor Historical Society on May 10, 2013, at 4:10 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union Street, Bangor, ME For more information: Jennifer Pictou; 942-1900; bangormuseum.org Nicholas Picerno is President Emeritus of the region’s Battlefield Preservation Foundation and one of the nation’s leading authorities on the 1st-10th-29th Maine infantry …

Special Brown Bag Lunch Presentation at the Bangor Museum and History Center

By Bangor Historical Society on May 10, 2013, at 4:02 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Jennifer Pictou, Executive Director; 942-1900; bangormuseum.org Join the Bangor Museum and History Center for an extra Brown Bag Lunch Series presentation in May! Nicholas Picerno is President …

Bullets and Bandages Civil War exhibit debuts at Bangor Museum

By Bangor Historical Society on April 15, 2013, at 12:44 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine —  The Bangor Museum and History Center (BMHC) is opening its new exhibit with a bang. The latest exhibit inside the Museum’s Thomas A. Hill House on Union Street is titled Bullets and Bandages: The Passions and Price of the Civil War and tells the story of Maine …

Ice Cream Social

By Bangor Historical Society on June 25, 2012, at 3:02 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Dana Lippitt; 2079421900; bangormuseum.org Join us for an old fashioned Civil War Era Ice Cream Social. Try home made ice cream and toppings, listen to live music, …
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Bangor Museum & History Center to Host Book Signing with Author, Trudy Scee

By Bangor Historical Society on June 04, 2012, at 11:54 a.m.
Bangor Museum and History Center will host a book signing for Trudy Scee, PhD and author of Mount Hope Cemetery of Bangor, Maine: The Complete History. The signing will take place on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Noon. The author will be signing copies of her latest book at the …
 
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