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Posted Nov. 08, 2012, at 1:33 p.m.

Emerson and Thoreau return to Bangor It’s an amazing, little-known fact of Bangor history that the famous philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson served as an interim pastor at Bangor’s Union Street Brick Church, and that his equally famous, erratic idealist friend, Henry David Thoreau, came to Bangor to visit him. On …

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