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Departure and arrival station house

Departure and arrival station house

This beautiful building with its ornate ironwork was a departure and arrival station house for visitors to and from the cemetery by streetcar in the late 19th and early 20th century. ** Note: The Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine, one of America's most beautiful rural garden cemeteries encompasses over 250 acres. The cemetery includes the grave sites of Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln's Vice President. Other notables are two U.S. Senators, eleven U.S. Congressmen, two U.S. Ambassadors, five Maine Governors, eight Civil War Generals and numerous others "lumber barons" and other businessmen and politicians. Even Alfred "Al" James Brady, who was Public Enemy Number One in 1937 and was shot and killed in Bangor in October of 1937 is buried here.