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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliff areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Cultural Connections programs rescheduled for 7/16/2014 due to weather

    Ash Log Pounding demo will take place today 11 am-3 pm at the Abbe Museum downtown (26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor). The Burnurwurbskek Singers have been rescheduled to perform on Cadillac Summit next Wed, July 23 at 11 am.

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?

The wide carriage road is lined by the spring foliage of birch trees.

Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.