The Thomas Hill Standpipe will be open one last time this year. Don't miss out on a rare opportunity to get a great bird's-eye view of Bangor.

The Thomas Hill Standpipe will open for the annual Holiday Tour this week. The Standpipe will be open from noon to 3 Friday, December 7. The event is free of charge. It should be noted the standpipe is not handicap accessible, with 100 stairs leading to the promenade deck.

The standpipe was built in 1897 and is designated as a National Historic Landmark by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission.