• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

History & Culture

A man hauls a lobster trap into his boat by hand in 1894.

A man hauls a lobster trap into his boat by hand in 1894.

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People
Through the years, people who have made Mount Desert Island home.

 
Civilian Conservation Corps camp with mountain backdrop

Civilian Conservation Corps camp with mountain backdrop.

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Stories
Burning and building Acadia back up.

 
Historic books: Adjutant General's Report and Almanacs

Historic books: Adjutant General's Report and Almanacs.

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Collections
Where to find information today about our yesterdays.

 
Baker Island light house
Baker Island Light House, historic photo.
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Did You Know?

A man boards the Island Explorer bus.

Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...