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Coming of age
As of April, 23rd. 2013, Mount Hope Cemetery will officially turned 179 years old, making it one of the nations oldest garden cemeteries. Established in 1834, concurrent with the incorporation that same year of Bangor, Maine, the cemetery's host city, the Mount Hope Cemetery Corporation, beginning with fifty acres, owned roughly 264 acres of land by 1996.
America's second garden cemetery
Mount Hope, recognized as America's second garden cemetery, also managed the adjacent cemetery holding of the City of Bangor during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In total, Mount Hope owned or managed some 300 acres by 1995, property visited by the general public for educational and recreational purposes as well as providing crematory, mausoleum, and related cemetery services.
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Cemetery Tours for 2013
Fridays at 5:00 pm: (first Friday of the month June-September)
June 7th, July 5th, August 2nd, & September 6th
Saturdays at 10:00 am: (third Saturday of the month June-September)
June 15th, July 20th, August 17th & September 21st
During October at 5:00 pm: (twilight tours)
October 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th
For more information call The Bangor Museum and History Center at 942-1900
Weather permitting (If raining 1/2 hour before tour time it will be canceled)
For cemetery tour tickets visit www.visitbangormaine.com
OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY THRU FRIDAY - 7:30 AM TO 11:30 AM & NOON TO 4:00 PM
CLOSED: SATURDAY, SUNDAY & HOLIDAYS