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Once the "Lumber Capital of the World" with more than 300 sawmills, Bangor still boasts a 31-foot statue of the legendary lumberjack Paul Bunyan along with Federal-style mansions built during the lumber boom. In keeping with outdoor heritage, one of the nationís best known fishing holes lies within the city. Cultural and historical offerings of this city on the Penobscot River extend beyond the lumberyard. The 19th century buildings of the West Market Square Historic District encompass the downtown shopping district, and Mount Hope Cemetery is the nationís second oldest garden graveyard. Bangor has an impressive number of museums and theaters, and the Penobscot Theatre Company hosts the Maine Shakespeare Festival each summer. In August, special events include the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront, and attractions include the Maine Air Museum, Maine Discovery Museum, and both the Moosehead Marine Museum and the Penobscot Marine museum. Within easy driving range is hunting for moose in the early fall. Upland bird shooting begins in October. Horror novelist Steven King lives in Bangor, and many scenes from his books and movies were taken from actual sites in Bangor. Nearby is the Maine Forest and Logging Museum, an authentic construction of a milling community. West of Bangor, numerous waterways of the Sebasticook Valley provide getaways for anglers and paddlers.

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Lodging in Ellsworth and the surrounding communities of Bucksport and Hancock. Ellsworth is a historic place boasting numerous architectural treasures such as the First Congregational Church and several mansions built in the early 19th century.
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Lodging options located in Maine's popular destination spot of Bar Harbor including Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor. This is a great area for those who like to spend their time outdoors.

Area Facts: The Bangor Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1896, and is the oldest continually performing community orchestra in the country. The area code for Bangor is 207.

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