Road Signs after re-painting, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


This is a photograph taken by Charles Kenneth Savage to illustrate the type of road sign color and paint that could be used to enhance the public view on scenic by-ways. Savage was a local activist in the Mount Desert Island area who was instrumental in convincing local and state authorities to use a different approach to signage on public roads that would detract less from motorists' views of the countryside.

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  • Title: Road Signs after re-painting, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955
  • Creator: Private collection
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: circa 1955
  • Location: Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • 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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