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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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Giant statue

I don't know the story here, why it exists,but had it on my "list of things to do in Bangor." It was very well kept and made for a fun facebook post.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Warren, Rhode Island
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Bangor, Maine
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It just does not seem the same. I do love Paul Bunyan. Growing up in the area I remember him from a very young age. I never understood why people wanted to take a picture with him, now it's perfectly clear. I take all my husbands family from Georgia for photos. They love him too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Other than being easy to find and a fun little photo opp while being in the area to see other things I wouldn't recommend going out of your way for it.

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Warren, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I don't know the story here, why it exists,but had it on my "list of things to do in Bangor." It was very well kept and made for a fun facebook post.

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Despite being tired after a long day of travel and the talk of a concert downtown, we saw an image of the giant Paul Bunyan statue and haaaad to venture in to capture a touristy selfie with the axman. Good fun. Bought candybars at the nearby gas station so we could abandon the car there, ran across the lawn, and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Don't go out of your way to visit the Paul Bunyan Statue in Bangor. However, if you are in town and exploring, it's a fun photo opportunity - especially if you're a fan of Stephen King's novel, IT.

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Sussex, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Cool to see the statue that I read about in school. Huge statue. Clean area. Nice place to stop & take a relaxing break on our trip.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

How can you expect a review of a big old wooden statue if you're like 5 years old you might get excited it's stupid it was across the street from the hotel I stayed in you could see it from the parking garage

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

in front of a main building on a busy street so no where to park and "look at it" although I would not want to do that anyway. Took picture from moving car and that was fine. daughter wan ted b/f

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long island, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

No place to park if you want to take photos with the statue. Opposite casino. Strange that there are no benches nearby to sit. Seems like it is an odd place.

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Winchendon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Wonderful piece of Americana....no place to park close by....would have liked to take some photos but could not find a place to park.

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