Cadillac Mountain Road, Acadia National Park, ca. 1940

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Cadillac Mountain Road, Acadia National Park, ca. 1940

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George W. French took this photograph is of Cadillac Mountain Road and Frenchman's Bay in Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island.

Cadillac Mountain Road winds 3.5 miles to the summit of Cadillac Mountain. The mountain, 1530 ft in elevation, has the highest peak on U.S. Atlantic Coast.

French, a native of Kezar Falls, worked for the Maine Development Commission from 1936-1955, taking photographs to promote tourism and economic development.

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  • Title: Cadillac Mountain Road, Acadia National Park, ca. 1940
  • Creator: French, George Washington
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Town: Mount Desert Island
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photo negative
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 21 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 448
  • Collection: Prints of original post cards of Witteman Brothers Postal Card Company
  • Object Type: Image

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