History of Acadia
To learn about the general history of this area, click here.
Two distinctive features of the carriage roads—the signpost and the coping stones—are present in this image.
Historic Carriage Roads
Through hard work and dedication to detail, John D. Rockefeller Jr helped create and appreciate Acadia. For more information, click here.
Fire of 1947 Burned Area.
Fire of 1947
"The Year Maine Burned" forever changed the face of Mount Desert Island. To learn more, click here.
George B Dorr and friends at Jordan Pond.
Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations
Through the foresight of this group, the beautiful lands of Mount Desert Island were preserved, and formed into a national park. For more information, click here.
Abandoned ship, Great Cranberry Island.
The waters of Mount Desert Island are littered with shipwrecks. If you're looking for more information about vessels lost and discarded, check out the Acadia Maritime Cultural Resources inventory, here. January 2009, Franklin H. Price, Joshua Daniel, Kristen Chasse, and John Stallings.