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Maine (Penobscot County), Bangor — Paul Bunyan of Bangor, Maine
Currently, the marker reads:       This statue, reputed to be the largest of Paul Bunyon in the world, stands facing the Penobscot River. The legendary giant woodsman is a symbol of the great era in the late 1800's when Bangor, Maine was acclaimed to be "The Lumber Capitol of the World" with sailing vessels crowding the river and loaded with lumber for shipment to seaports around the world.       The statue is 31 feet tall and weighs approximately 3700 pounds. It is internally . . . — Map (db m4938) HM
Maine (Penobscot County), Bangor — Site of First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Maine
Site of First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Maine Congregation Beth Israel 1897 — Map (db m40493) HM
Maine (Penobscot County), Bangor — World War II MemorialCole Land Transportation Museum — 1941-1945
(Front inscription) World War II Memorial 1941-1945---Dedicated to the more that 41,000 Mainers who served in that war. 2,551 gave their lives for our freedom. The jeep was a vehicle of universal to all branches of the U.S. Armed Services. (Side inscription) 4914 Bangor Citizens served our country in World War II-110 lost their lives-The Bangor Public Library displays each day the history of a Bangor Veteran killed during that war. — Map (db m62466) WM
Maine (Penobscot County), Medway — A. J. “Allie” Cole
This scenic overlook named in memory of Maine Highway Pioneer A. J. “Allie” Cole. In 1917 Allie began horse drawn mail, freight and passenger service between Enfield and Burlington, Maine. by the 1920’s he hauled freight in motor trucks north to Houlton. Harassed by the severe snows and lack of public plowing above Lincoln, Allie had to abandon the service every winter until 1928 when he stationed his own plow crews at Silver Ridge (20 miles northeast). In 1935 the State took over Allie’s winter plowing to northern Maine. — Map (db m2087) HM
Maine (Penobscot County), Millinocket — Katahdin
Baxter Peak – elevation- 5267 ft. Northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail A mountain footpath extending over 2000 miles to Springer Mtn. Georgia ← Thoreau Spring         1.0 m. ← Katahdin Stream Campground           5.2 ← Penobscot West Branch at Abol Bridge       15.1 ← Maine-New Hampshire State Line       281.4 ← Mt. Washington, N. H.           332.5 ← Springer Mtn., Georgia           2178.3 Baxter State Park — Map (db m67678) HM
Maine (Penobscot County), Millinocket — Mount Katahdin
This tablet is placed here by the Forest Commissioner of Maine under order of the governor and Executive Council dated March 16, 1932 to record the gift and conveyance to the state on March 3, 1931 and October 7, 1931 by Percival Proctor Baxter, governor 1921-1925, of nine square miles of land in township 3 range 9 Mt. Katahdin, within which area are located this the highest peak of the mountain 5267 ft., named Baxter Peak by the state legislature laws of Maine 1931, South Peak 5240 ft., . . . — Map (db m67677) HM
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