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Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

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Address: 1048 State Street, Bangor, ME 04401
Phone Number: (207) 945-6589
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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What a surreal experience! Loved this cemetery.

This is the most beautiful cemetery I have ever seen! The peaceful feeling overcomes you as soon as you enter this magical place. You could spend easily a whole day here walking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States
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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is the most beautiful cemetery I have ever seen! The peaceful feeling overcomes you as soon as you enter this magical place. You could spend easily a whole day here walking around. There are beautiful ponds throughout the cemetery. It is amazing to see the tombstones on hills, and wondering how hard that must have been to bury someone.... More 

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Has a lot of history. Steven King filmed "Pet Cemetary " there. You can park and walk so you can view all the parts of the cemetery.

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Bangor, Maine
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127 reviews 127 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

many challenges with walking un hill and down hill. You will get a great work out walking around. It is good because you can change directions at any point! Loved it.

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Bangor, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Beautiful old cemetery with many hilly paths where you can go for walks or even ride your bike. The cemetary has many interesting monuments to include a Korean War memorial.

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Bangor, Maine
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have had picnics in this cemetery! This is the second oldest garden cemetery in the US and a garden it is! The winding pathways up the steep hill with age old pines towering on the top, the water features with bridges and ducks, the amazing history that lies beneath one's feet..... literally!! There are tours throughout the season that... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I have visited this place several times with friends in the spring time. There are tables and chairs where you can sit down and bring along a picnic. This is a safe place to enjoy the afternoon. I always bring my dog and take her for a nice little walk.

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Bangor, Maine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Mount Hope Cemetery was modeled after Mount Auburn Cemetery in Massachusetts, which was America's first garden cemetery. It is beautiful and full of amazing history.

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Bangor, Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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67 helpful votes 67 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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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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Additional Information about Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

Address: Address: 1048 State Street, Bangor, ME 04401
Phone Number: (207) 945-6589
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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