• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

Carriage Road Explorers - Teacher Resources

While traveling on horse-drawn carriages from Wildwood Stables, or on foot, third-grade students are introduced to the history of Acadia's carriage roads and the importance of preserving cultural resources.


Educator's Guide (pdf - 219kb) - Images are low resolution to reduce file size.

Maine State Learning Results


All items are available from the Educator's Resource Library unless otherwise indicated with a *.

General Bibliography

Abrell, Diana F. A Pocket Guide to the Carriage Roads of Acadia National Park. Camden, ME: Downeast Books, 1990.

Collier, Sargent F. Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park: An Informal History. Camden, ME: Downeast Books, 1978.

Dorr, George B. The Story of Acadia National Park. Bar Harbor, ME: Acadia Publishing Company, 1991.

Ernst, Joseph W., editor. Worthwhile Places: Correspondence of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Horace M. Albright. USA: Fordham University Press, 1991.

*Reiley, William D. and Roxanne S. Brouse. Historic Resource Study for the Carriage Road System, Acadia National Park, Mt. Desert Island, ME. Charlottesville, VA: Reiley & Associates, 1989.

Roberts, Ann Rockefeller. Mr. Rockefeller's Roads. Camden, ME: Downeast Books, 1990.

Thayer, Robert A. Acadia's Carriage Roads. Camden, ME: Downeast Books. 2002.

Student Literature

National Park Service. Exploring the Carriage Roads of Acadia National Park.

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