Established in 1791, Bangor is an historic city, which was once the lumber capital of the world. The region is surrounded by extraordinary natural scenery that includes ocean coastlines, majestic mountains, mighty rivers, and serene lakes.
Bangor is located on the banks of the Penobscot River near the Atlantic Ocean and has a population of just 35,000. It has many museums, shops, theatres, numerous parks and a City Forest that has over five miles of walking, biking and cross country trails.
The Bangor region is surrounded by some of the most spectacular destinations in America for camping, hiking, recreational boating and more. Acadia National Park on the coast and Baxter State Park in the North Woods are both only 90 minutes away. Enjoy a sunset on Cadillac Mountain overlooking Frenchmen's Bay or hike to the top of Katahdin, Maine's highest peak and the fabled end of the Appalachian.
Athough visited in 1604 by Samuel de Champlain, it was settled in 1769 by Jacob Buswell. Variously named Kenduskeag Plantation 1776, Sunbury in 1787, Bangor became a leading lumber and shipbuilding port.
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