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Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

1048 State St, Bangor, ME 04401-5694
+1 207-945-6589
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Second oldest garden cemetery in in North America! Beautiful grounds, cemetery tours, a ton of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
freddapick
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Bangor, Maine
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great historic place a couple of miles from Bangor city center

This great historic place is only a couple of miles from the Bangor city center. It has class and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WorldTravelOne
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Breukelen Ut
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1048 State St, Bangor, ME 04401-5694
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 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 29 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
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went to Mount Hope to find wife's grandpas grave. After having a hard time, went to the Cemetery website and there you can actually find a map for each deceased person. Very helpful. The cemetery is so much more though. Peaceful walk through led us...More

Thank EPD367
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We (my husband, 9 yr old son and I) love going to Mt. Hope. It is so picturesque with what seems like miles of pathways amongst the very old monuments and markers. There are two large groups of mallards that live in the ponds who...More

Thank ladyicecat
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The gardens of this cemetery are unique-one thinks it must be like this in Eden. there are benches to sit on and reflect, ducks to feed in a pond, and walks to make one enjoy the outdoors.

Thank spod35
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is,an old cemetery with many famous people barrier here throughout the years . It is very picturesque as,well with its gently rolling paved drives. Many folks use it for walks because of its beauty, historic value and accessibility.

Thank frank c
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