George B. Dorr, Mount Desert Island, ca 1940

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


This is an image of George B. Dorr (1855-1944) founder of Acadia National Park. This image depicts Dorr standing on the Beechcroft Trail looking out over, what he considered the heart of Acadia National Park, the Tarn and Sieur de Mont, towards Dry Mountain, that would later become Dorr Mountain.

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  • Title: George B. Dorr, Mount Desert Island, ca 1940
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Location: Mount Desert Island, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: MDIHSjpg97188352
  • Collection: LaRue Spiker Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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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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