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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Temporary Road Closure

    A section of the Western Mtn Road in Southwest Harbor will be closed until 8/18 while park crews replace a culvert with a new fish-friendly open bottom culvert. For more information and a map visit our Getting Around Page. More »

  • Trail Closure: Gorge Path weekdays, 7 am - 4 pm

    The section of the Gorge Path between the Hemlock Path intersection and the A. Murray Young Trail intersection is closed until rehabilitation work is completed. The closure will be in effect Mondays through Fridays only, from 7 am to 4 pm.

Passamaquoddy Kit Price Guide

Below is a list of objects that may be useful during the use of the Passamaquoddy Kit and the estimated costs of those items.

 

Item

Price

Individual Artifact Casts

Paleoindian Spear Point $9.00
Paleoindian Endscraper $5.00
Paleoindian Sidescraper $5.00
Paleoindian Perforator $5.00
Middle Archaic Stemmed Spear Point $6.00
Middle Archaic Ground Stone Rod $8.00
Late Archaic Ground Stone Plummet $7.00
Late Archaic Ground Stone Gouge $8.00
Late Archaic Ground Stone Adze $10.00
Late Archaic Ground Stone Stemmed Spear Point $5.00
Late Archaic Ground Stone Spear Point $8.00
Late Archaic Stemmed Spear Point $7.00
Ceramic Period Side-Notched Projectile Point $6.00
Ceramic Period Rocker Dentate Stamped Pottery $4.00
Ceramic Period Cord-Wrapped Stick Pottery $4.00
Ceramic Period Linear Incised Pottery $4.00
Ceramic Period Small Bone Harpoon $7.00
Ceramic Period Large Bone Harpoon $7.00
Ceramic Period Bone Flute $7.00
Bone Awl $7.00
Chipped Stone Knife $8.00
Fire-Cracked Rocks (set of 3) $4.00

Other Materials

Animal Furs (set of 7 species) $18.00
Ash Basket Splint $4.00
Birch Bark $4.00
Bird Feathers (set of 3 species) $8.00
Chert Core $5.00
Hammerstone $5.00
Sinew $5.00
Spruce Root $5-$8
Sweetgrass Braid $5.00

Baskets and Mocucks

Fancy Basket $35-$200+
Work Basket $35-$200+
Birchbark Mocuck $25-$200+

Media

The Wabanakis of Maine and the Maritimes (book) $30.00
Our Stories: Healing Woods (video) $5.00

Storage

Bin (18 gallon) $7.00
Utility Boxes (best if compartments are adjustable --
24 compartments will be needed for the artifact casts)
$6.00 ea.

Did You Know?

CCC members take a break from their work to admire the view along the ocean.

The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.