Whether of stones and mortar or active bodies, bridges are built connecting Acadia's past and present.
Students travel back in time along the carriage roads as they experience both nature and history preserved by Acadia National Park. Historical characters- engineers, laborers, stone cutters, landscape architect, architect, and philanthropist - tell the parts they played in constructing a carriage road system flanked by extraordinary scenery. Their hard work, determination, and talent, coupled with the vision of John D. Rockefeller Jr. created a lasting legacy loved by the millions who have spent time on them.
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2007 Maine State Learning Results Career & Education: A3 Interpersonal Skills, A4 Career / Life Roles, B1 Relationships, C3 Decision-making C4 Societal Needs and Changes Social Studies: E1 Historical Knowledge, Concepts, Themes, and Patterns