The Union Street Brick Church is used by the Shire of Endewearde for SCA events and occasionally as practice space for SCA combat arts. The street address is:
Union Street Brick Church
126 Union Street
Bangor, ME 04401
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(the small blue arrows on the above Google map link represent one way streets in Bangor)
way North or South to Interstate 95, Exit
184 in Bangor.
If traveling from North to South turn left off the exit ramp.
If traveling from the South to North turn right off the exit ramp.
toward downtown (go straight, eventually you will be going down a large
Union Street is on Route 222.
Continue straight through a traffic light intersection with Hammond Street (known as Routes 2, 100, and 2A). You will want to keep the Pharmacy and Japanese restaurant just past the traffic lights on your right side to remain on Union Street.
The Union Street Brick Church is at the intersection of Union Street and Main Street on your right side. You will want to turn onto First Street to access the church.
Parking: Limited off street parking is available at the church. There is parking allowed on both sides of First Street (a one-way street) which is a right hand turn just before the church itself. Please do not park in the lot directly across the street from the church - this lot is reserved for employees of businesses in the immediate area.
Other navigational aids in case you miss your turn
The Union Street Brick Church is prominently located on a hill at the bottom of Union Street.
A large yellow building (the Penobscot Theatre Company) and Merrill Bank are adjacent to the Union Street Church on Main Street.
Union Street (Route 222) continues straight across a bridge into Brewer (becoming Routes 9 & 1A and "Wilson Street" once in Brewer).
There is a Greyhound Bus Terminal almost directly across the street from the church.
If you are driving through downtown Bangor there is a Thai restaurant on the bottom of Hammond and Main Street which is within walking distance of the site. The Maine Discovery Museum (a sign that has prominent red lettering) is on the opposite side of Main street within very easy walking distance of the church.
Here are some images of the Union Street Brick Church and surrounding area on Main Street if you are unfamiliar with Bangor.
Views standing near the Union Street Brick Church.
Side view of church as seen by following the driving directions down Union Street.
Approaching the intersection of Main Street on Union Street. The church is directly to the right side (outside of the photo) with the right turn onto First Street. Please do not use the private parking lot directly across the street.
Front doors of church on Union Street side just below First Street. The entrance is through the third door on the right.
If you are traveling down Union Street and just missed the turn onto First Street take a right at the traffic lights onto Main Street. Go past Merrill Bank and turn right onto Cedar Street at the next set of traffic lights. Go up Cedar street and turn right onto Second Street (a two way street located just above First Street). Turn right and you are back on Union Street.
Parking is available on both sides of First Street (one-way). First Street connects with Cedar Street which has a traffic light turn onto Main Street.
Views near the church standing on Main Street
Standing at the corner of Main and Union Street, looking down Main Street towards the Maine Discovery Museum (grey and red brick building in center of picture above). If you are driving through downtown Bangor and coming up Main Street the museum will be on your left. Turn right onto Union Street. Then make a hard left turn onto First Street.
There are several restaurants and pubs located down this street within easy walking distance of the Union Street Brick Church.
The Penobscot Theatre Company is a distinctive yellow building on Main Street adjacent to the church. If you are heading towards Hampden you will pass by the Hollywood Slots casino on one side of the street and the very large statue of Paul Bunyan on the opposite side (you are on Routes 202, 9, 1A).
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