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Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

1048 State Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 945-6589
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Bangor
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Bangor, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Mount Hope Cemetery is full of history of the deceased of Bangor. The grounds have hills, curves huge trees, a variety of grave markers of many different shapes many are family plots. My wife and I have taken enjoyable walks/hikes in th e cemetery. The best thing this year which surprised us was the BEST fall colors this year. We... More

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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123 reviews 123 reviews
62 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I stopped here, while staying in Bangor, after reading the good reviews. It really was a beautiful cemetery, especially with the fall leaves. It was neat to see the old tombstones and to walk on the paths through the grounds.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As one of the oldest garden cemeteries in the USA, Mount Hope Cemetery is a place of beauty, serenity, and opportunity for personal thought and reflection. I try to visit whenever I come to Bangor, once or twice per year. Having grown up very near the cemetery, I am very familiar with the winding lanes, the hills offering wonderful views,... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were looking walking trails in Bangor and we found Mount Hope. Who would have thought it a cemetery would be an amazing place to workout and enjoy the outdoors? There are a lot of hills, some stairs, and fantastic views. We walked here three times during our stay in the area and will absolutely do it again. I thought... More

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Montreal
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Very well maintain ground, interesting and beautiful stones and a a lot of historical finds to do. A place where the past meets the present and for sure brings a lot of memories and leads us to reflect on the meaning of our lives.

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Rome, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This cemetery is one of the most beautifully set up and kept that I have ever seen. We stopped as here as part of a tour and learned that the locals are encouraged to use this beautiful place as a park. Indeed, they do. There were many people walking and sitting by the pond, simply enjoying the peacefulness of this... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

One of the most beautiful cemeteries I have visited I a long time, maybe ever!!! Kept up well and there is much history here. They encourage the locals to walk through it as much as possible and often as they like...

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San Clemente, California
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143 reviews 143 reviews
17 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Some may wonder "Why visit a cemetery when you don't know anyone buried there?". The reason? for Historical and thought provoking reasons, and for pure enjoyment of the lands. This Cemetery is under perpetual care, and is a beauty. There are many great cemetery locations. Some dedicated to military, some just specialized to a specific war. This cemetery is an... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stopped and went for a walk through the grounds. It was a really nice day and we had a lovely time. Be sure to visit the website and print the map as well as the information about the monuments and other historic sites. Lots of history to learn about!

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Bangor, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We walk here frequently and bring the grandchildren to see the turtles and frogs. It is well maintained and the walk always reveals something interesting!

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