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Historical Items

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Item 33557

Bangor High School, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1882 Location: Bangor Media: Stereograph

Item 14272

1930 McCann Fire Engine, Bangor, 1930

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 1930 Location: Bangor Media: Fire Truck

Item 14387

Hose 5 Fire Museum, ca. 2004

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 2004-07-10 Location: Bangor Media: digital photograph

Online Exhibits

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John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.


The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Site Pages

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Hose 5 Fire Museum

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 2 of 2

"Letter describing the Great Bangor Fire. Bangor, Me.: Bangor Museum and Center for History, n.d. Print. Young, John."

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Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 1 of 2

"(Whipple 9) Norumbega Hall ruins, Bangor Fire, 1911 Bangor Public Library The fire spread northward through downtown, destroying Norumbega Hall…"

My Maine Stories

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The Oakfield Inn
by Rodney Duplisea

This is a summarized article about the opening of the Oakfield Inn. It appeared in the Bangor Daily


Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman