Champlain Society "Sunshine" yacht log, Northeast Harbor, 1881

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


A group of Harvard students who were members of the Champlain Society left their camp on the shores of Northeast Harbor for a sailing voyage aboard the yacht, Sunshine in 1881. The Champlain Society camped, explored, studied and socialized on Mount Desert Island during the 1880's.

Between August 23, 1881 and September 4, 1881, the students sailed in and around the harbors and islands of Penobscot Bay, recording their findings and activities.

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  • Title: Champlain Society "Sunshine" yacht log, Northeast Harbor, 1881
  • Creation Date: 1881
  • Subject Date: 1881
  • Locations:
    • Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
    • Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 2.1 cm x 1.7 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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Mount Desert Island Historical Society
PO Box 653, 353 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 276-9323

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