The Paul Bunyan statue in Bangor, Maine was given to the city in 1959 to help celebrate the city's 125th anniversary. The birth certificate of the legendary logger actually resides in Bangor City Hall. Many cities and towns have laid claim to Bunyan's legacy, but here in Bangor, we like to write about the big guy, the statue of whom still towers over Main Street.
Bangor’s Paul Bunyan, As You’ve Probably Never Seen Him Before
Pretty cool to learn some new stuff about our old friend, if you ask me, and get a chance to see him in a way many of us never have.
Hey Bangor, Shouldn’t Paul Bunyan Day Be A Way Bigger Deal To Us?
Why am I not seeing the entire town running around in red flannel shirts, carrying a blow-up peavey?
Bangor claims to be the birthplace of the lumber industry as well as a well-known mythical lumberman. But Bangor is not the only place you can find a Paul Bunyan Statue, there are at least 5 others! But is Bangor's Paul the best?
There Is A New Paul Bunyan Mural In Downtown Bangor
It isn't quite as large as the 30-foot statue of Paul Bunyan that calls the Cross Insurance Center home, but it's pretty darn cool looking.
The Designer Of Bangor's Famous 'Paul Bunyan' Statue Passes
We can all honestly say, if we hear the name Paul Bunyan, we will automatically think of our home sweet home.... Bangor.
Bangor’s Big Guy Celebrates Birthday!
Feel free to help him celebrate this weekend, but taking a moment to check him out yourself. Even after all these years, he's impressive.
Tourists Call Bangor A ‘Hidden Gem’ [VIDEO]
Thank you! We couldn't agree more.
Can We Just Admit That Paul Bunyan Is Jason Mamoa’s Father?
In 2020, does the concept of a mythical Maine folk hero being the father of a living Hawaiian viking really seem that far-fetched?
Here Are 15 Things Only People From Bangor Will Understand
If your police department's mascot is a duck, you know you're from Bangor. Here are 15 other reasons you know you're from Bangor.
Bangor Bucket List
Even if you live in Bangor your entire life, you can't call yourself a Bangorian unless you check off everything on this list. You may think you are as Bangor as it gets, but are you?