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Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

1048 State St, Bangor, ME 04401-5694
+1 207-945-6589
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We are amazed how well this cemetery is keep. Every tree, bush etc was well trimmed. The grass was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Central Maine
Quick trip at sunset.

Fantastic location as sun is setting. The hills and small ponds make it one of a kind. Large old... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Norfolk, Virginia
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1048 State St, Bangor, ME 04401-5694
+1 207-945-6589
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are amazed how well this cemetery is keep. Every tree, bush etc was well trimmed. The grass was evenly mowed and it is a beautiful cemetery

Thank StacyandRandy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location as sun is setting. The hills and small ponds make it one of a kind. Large old grave markers and lots of Civil War participants and monuments.

Thank 757Pee_Kay
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a great place to walk and learn a bit about local history. Take one of the tours given by the Bangor Historical Society. They are well worth the money.

Thank 589nicolee
Reviewed 9 July 2017

As travel writers, we often visit cemeteries on historical locations for photos and backstory on an area. Mount Hope is a particularly good repository of Bangor history, with a beautiful layout, some noteworthy burials and, of course, the setting for the filming of a Stephen...More

Thank Scotte B
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Second oldest garden cemetery in in North America! Beautiful grounds, cemetery tours, a ton of history! And the resting place of Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln's Vice President during his first term. The lay out of the cemetery is stunning with its tall hill, granite stairways,...More

Thank freddapick
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This great historic place is only a couple of miles from the Bangor city center. It has class and is worth taking a look and walking the grounds.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I decided to take a stroll at Mt. Hope to learn some history of Bangor. I recognized many names and the grounds were immaculate. Great place to learn some local history.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I took a tour of the cemetery through the Bangor Historical Socirty. It was very educational. any of the people buried there made enormous contributions to the growth of Bangor and neighboring communities. The tour lasts about 1.5 hrs and is a walking tour.

Thank Turtledove2016
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had just finished the book "Pet Semetary" by Stephen King. I had something entirely pictured in my mind. It's beautiful anytime of year. Abraham Lincoln's first VP, Hannibal Hamlin is buried here and I didn't even know who that was until my visit. Just...More

Thank ablackandtandoxie
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great walking paths that are safe even if walking alone. The paths are very clean and if you're a history buff, there is a lot to see. The kids love seeing the ducks and turtles and occasional hedgehog.

Thank mainenanax5
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