Mount Desert Island, ca. 1900

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View of Mount Desert Island from Isleford, Little Cranberry Island. Some mountains of Acadia National Park are visible. 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.

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  • Title: Mount Desert Island, ca. 1900
  • Creator: C. A. Townsend, Photographer, Belfast, ME
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 8.75 cm
  • Local Code: JML PC 24973
  • Object Type: Image

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