This is a must for any Bangor area resident!

The Bangor Water District will hold it's summer tour of the Thomas Hill Standpipe, on Wednesday, July 24th, from 4-8pm. It's located on the Thomas Hill Road in Bangor.

The Thomas Hill Standpipe, which holds 1,750,000 gallons of water, is a riveted wrought iron tank with a wood frame jacket. The metal tank is 50 feet high and 75 feet in diameter. It was built in 1897, and is an architecturally distinctive city landmark, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

There are no food, liquids, or pets allowed, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Thomas Hill Standpipe is nott handicap accessible. Also, there will be no road access from Ohio Street.

I took the tour and got some great shots of the breathtaking views of the city. I highly recommend this fun experience! And best of all, it's free!