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Paul Bunyan Statue

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Address: 519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME
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Description: This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the...
This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the landscape in Bangor's Bass Park.
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This thing is a good stop if you are swinging through bangor. Kids loved it! Take a minute and stop. There is parking right across the street.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Maine
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Statue based on Maine's lumbering heritage. Tall and colorful and well known worth looking at if you are in the area. May not be worth a long drive just to see it.

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St. John's, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

So we saw it as part of a Stephen King tour -- I'm sure it wouldn't have meant anything to me otherwise, but having read It, we appreciated being almost eye-to-eye with it in a parking garage. (Also that it didn't start swinging its axe.)

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Montreal
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Right out of "IT" - this enormous statue looms over the buildings and looks really scary!! Got some great photos. It was fun to see something from a book in person.

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Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We had a hard time finding things to do in Bangor. The statue is on a busy street and we had a hard time finding parking. Besides that it's a statue and we saw it.

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Bethpage, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Drive by photos??? Come on! It's a good statue and would be a lot more fun if you didn't have to park behind the building and walk all the way around to the front of the building. There really is no good angle to take a photo.

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

You read about it as a kid and there it is!!! Bigger than life! As big as they described in the books and legends! It's really Paul Bunyan!!! You are literally smaller than his foot size which makes you feel like a kid again. Fun to go see. It's on Main Street in Bass Park. If you are in Bangor,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This thing is a good stop if you are swinging through bangor. Kids loved it! Take a minute and stop. There is parking right across the street.

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Vernon, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Many towns have one of these ball one of a kind attractions. There is the corn palace, Sydney Nova Scotia's big fiddle, and my home town, Providence is known by some for a big blue termite. This is Bangor's contribution. If you happen to like seeing these one of a kind symbols (I do), make this a photo stop.

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Hampden, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Paul Bunyan, the stuff of legend, the mightiest lumberjack, was born in Bangor, ME. Don't believe it? Go to the town office, and they will provide you with his birth certificate! The park surrounding him has been cut to a third of its size by the Cross Insurance Center. If you wish to get his full body in the picture,... More 

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Yuma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This very large statue is in front of the Cross Center and across the street from Hollywood Casino. It's worth a photo stop if you're in the area. You will have to park at the gas station right next to it or on the street between the statue and the gas station. It's too bad he doesn't have his blue... More 

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Address: 519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor

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