In partnership with the Maine Memory Network Maine Memory Network

Life on a Tidal River

Ebb and Flow of Bangor History


The first five exhibits in Bangor's Maine Memory site were completed during the 2009-2010 school year. They are a varied cross-section of Bangor's history and lead the way to future projects. We hope you enjoy them!

The sixth exhibit, The Great Bangor Floods: 1902 and 1976 was created during the 2010-2011 school year.

The seventh exhibit, Bangor and the Civil War was created during the 2011-2012 school year.

The eighth exhibit, William S. Cohen, the Man and the School, was created during the 2012-2013 school year.

The ninth exhibit, Bangor: Lumber Capital of the World, was created during the 2013-2014 school year.

The tenth exhibit, Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine, was created during the 2014-2015 school year.

The eleventh exhibit, Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun, was created during the 2015-2016 school year.

The twelfth exhibit, Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s, was created during the 2016-2017 school year.

The thirteenth exhibit, Four Famous Bangorians, was created during the 2017-2018 school year.

And the most recent exhibit, Four Important Women of Bangor, was created during the 2018-2019 school year.