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 Not Alone, What Other Cities Are Also Called ‘The Queen City?’
When I look at Bangor, I definitely think 'royalty.'
Here’s What You Absolutely Must Accept if You Move to Bangor
"What must you accept if you move to Bangor?" Kind of a loaded question, because like any town, or city that you move to, there is a good and bad, but people weighed in with some pretty solid responses.
Have You Heard This Catchy Song About Bangor, Maine?
Some of the lyrics are questionable, but this cool little pop song shows some love for the Queen City!
Can We Take a Second to Appreciate Bangor’s Paul Bunyan Statue?
You know the old saying, right? If you don't treat her right, someone else will. Well, the same principle applies to Paul.
Beats, Beer + Bunyan: Top 5 Reasons Why Bangor Is 'Banging
We’re lucky, here in Bangor, to get a nice mix of small-town character with big-city attractions!
Battle of the Bunyans: Who Has the Best Paul Bunyan Statue?
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?
TikTok Video Lists Things That Would Send Non-Mainers Into A ‘Coma’
Not sure if "coma" is the right choice of words, but she makes some pretty great points about the state of Maine.
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?
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.