Fishing weir, Bar Harbor, 1903

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View of Bar Harbor from the water with a fishing weir in the foreground.

Bar Harbor was first named Town of Eden in 1796, then renamed Bar Harbor in 1918. The mountains of Acadia National Park are visible in the background. George B. Dorr and Charles W. Eliot, and later John D. Rockefeller Jr. all worked to create a National Park. The park was named Lafayette National Park in 1919 and then Acadia National Park in 1929.

Copyright, 1903, by Detroit Photographic Co.

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  • Title: Fishing weir, Bar Harbor, 1903
  • Creator: Detroit Photographic Co.
  • Creation Date: 1903
  • Subject Date: 1903
  • Location: Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 8.5 cm
  • Local Code: JML PC 23948
  • Object Type: Image

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