The observation tower provides a breathtaking view of the Penobscot River Valley and is the only observatory like it in the Western Hemisphere.
Bangor, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011
Bangor hotel the Four Points by Sheraton Bangor Airport has announced an exciting new Spring 2011 package partnering with Fort Knox, the historic site filled with mystery and intrigue. Recently featured on an episode aired April 6 on the SyFy Channel’s “Ghost Hunters” reality show, For Knox is considered by many to be haunted, based on many unexplained experiences that have occurred at the Maine attraction. At least one psychic has confirmed the existence of spirits in the Fort. Some have suggested the spirits are those of a soldier who had strong ties to the fort, such as Sgt. Leopold Hegyi, who served there for 13 years and died in his home across the road from Fort Knox.
Tour Fort Knox as part of the Fort Knox Haunted (or Not?) History Package which also includes overnight for 2 adults or a family of up to 4 people per room, admission to Fort Knox,, tote bag with bottled water, healthy snack, flashlight, Fort Knox brochure and map of the area. The Bangor Maine hotel offers this historic package for the great price of just $149/night available May 1st - October 31st, 2011. Fort Knox is open May 1st - October 31st, from 9:00 AM to sunset for visitors to experience the questionable haunted atmosphere. The newly constructed Penobscot Narrows Bridge boasts an observation tower, rising 420’ above sea level, which may only be accessed through the Fort. The observation tower provides a breathtaking view of the Penobscot River Valley and is the only observatory like it in the Western Hemisphere. (Tickets for the observatory are available for purchase at the Fort).
The pet friendly Bangor hotel hosted the 19-member “Ghost Hunters” cast and crew at the Four Points by Sheraton Bangor during the investigation, filming and production of the show. “Friends of Fort Knox” Executive Director Leon Seymour provided the Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS} crew with a tour of the site and recounted visitor reports of paranormal experiences. Guests of the Bangor Airport hotel taking advantage of the Bangor Maine hotels special package to tour Fort Knox are invited to share their experience at the Fort with the airport hotel staff on what they think. Is Fort Knox haunted or not?
To book your Fort Knox Haunted (or Not?) History Package, visit http://www.fourpointsbangorairport.com/fortknox
About the Four Points by Sheraton Bangor Airport
The gateway to Maine, the Four Points by Sheraton Bangor Airport is conveniently connected to the Bangor International Airport via a covered walkway. The newly renovated 111 room hotel features redesigned homestead guest rooms, comfortable beds, complimentary high speed internet, 24 hour business centre, pool and fitness center and 4,800 sq. ft. of meeting space suitable for Bangor meetings or a special Bangor wedding. Godfrey’s Grille is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with Godfrey’s Lounge featuring an extensive wine selection in a welcoming atmosphere with fireplace and large flat screen television. Close to the Bangor hotel is the University of Maine, the Bangor Auditorium, Husson University, key government offices and the shopping district. Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor is a close one hour drive.