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2016 Thomas Hill Standpipe Tour Schedule    

Spring Tour

May 4, 2016
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

May 11, 2016
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Summer Sunset Tour

July 27, 2016
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Fall Foliage Tour

October 12, 2016
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.


Winter Holiday Tour 
Santa will be there!

December 14, 2016
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.


Standpipe Tour

The standpipe was built in 1897 and is designated as a National Historic Landmark by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission.  It is not handicap accessible; the promenade deck is reached via a 100-step enclosed staircase.

Travel on Thomas Hill Road to the standpipe will be one-way from Highland Avenue; parking is limited in the immediate area of the standpipe

A permanent plaque, detailing the construction and history of the 102-year-old standpipe was unveiled this year during National Drinking Water Week. The stone on which the plaque is mounted was moved from the Floods Pond watershed by District crews.

YouTube Video of Bangor Water District's Thomas Hill Standpipe Tour