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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
Congregation Beth Israel 1897 — Map (db m40493) HM|
|Maine (Penobscot County), Bangor — World War II Memorial — Cole 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|
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