Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Mount Desert; Cambridge Media: Ink on paper; softbound notebook
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.
The Champlain Society Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881Item Contributed byMount Desert Island Historical Society…
… Society by Catherine Schmitt Creation of the Champlain Society Champlain Society, Mount Desert Island, 1881Item Contributed byMount Desert…
In 1604 Samuel de Champlain wrote in his journal on September 5, “The same day we passed also near to an island about four or five leagues long, in…