Bangor the lumber capital of the world

Bangor the lumber capital of the world

27

Apr
2021

Bangor the lumber capital of the world

Posted by: Mahendra Venkatesh

Bangor the lumber capital of the world

Bangor is a city in the state of Maine in the United States. It is a major commercial and cultural centre of the state, of which it is the third largest city. Bangor acts as a market town, distribution centre, transportation hub, and media centre for the surrounding area. Once one of the most important lumber ports in the United States, even known as the "lumber capital of the world" in the 19th century, Bangor's economy is currently dependent on healthcare and other service industries. Bangor Public Library, the University Of Maine Museum Of Art, the Cole Land Transportation Museum, and the Penobscot Theatre Company are among the most popular cultural attractions in the city.

Here are some of the top places to visit in Bangor

University of Maine Museum of Art
Acadia National Park
Bangor Farmers Market
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Hudson Museum, Bangor, Maine
Maine Discovery Museum
Fork & Spoon, Bangor, Maine
Bangor City Forest
Project24
Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex

Things to do in Bangor


Visit the Cole Land Transportation Museum
Get Spooked on a Stephen King-themed Tour
Maine Discovery Museum
Catch a Show at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
Walk along the Orono Bog Boardwalk
Take a break at the Bangor City Forest
Tap Your Inner Farmer on Open Farm Day
Bangor State Fair
Visit the Bangor Historical Society
Snap a Picture With Paul Bunyan