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The Calendar Says Bangor, a.ka. Derry, Is Due For A Pennywise Sighting

According to Stephen King’s novel, the evil slumbers under the sewers for 27 years. The first “IT” movie was released in 1990, so in that sense, it has been 27 years since the evil clown terrorized Maine.

As you may know “IT” does not always appear as a clown, but because his main focus is children, this is how he often appears. According to the novel, the monster is from another universe or unknown dimension, and he came here to “Derry” in an asteroid. Here, he began feeding on settlers every 27-30 years and hibernating in between.

Stephen King’s “IT” novel was published in 1986, 31 years ago, and the ‘IT’ film with Tim Curry as Pennywise was released in 1990, 27 years ago. So, either way you look at it, “Derry” is due for some evil clown sightings.

Is it also a coincidence construction work just began on the very sewer system Pennywise is rumored to call home?

Big Dig Construction Bangor, the group chronicling the project in downtown Bangor, has posted some photos on their Facebook showing what we imagined Pennywise’s home would look like! The long, dark tunnels under the Queen City look perfect for an evil creature. Take a look at the photos above/

Do you think Pennywise will return? Follow Big Dig Construction Bangor on Facebook to see if they find the evil clown! Even if they don’t (we admit, it’s a longs shot,) there are some really cool photos, and you won’t get a chance to see the underside of Bangor very often.

Here’s a look at the actual drain in Bangor that reportedly inspired the scene in which Pennywise lures a young boy to his death.

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