Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


Champlain Society members in the parlor tent at Camp Pemetic 1881. Seated around the table are: J.L. Wakefield, Spelman, S.A. Eliot, Rand, C. Eliot, and Lovering.

Members of the Champlain Society set up their base camp, called Camp Pemetic, along Somes Sound during the summers of 1880 and 1881. From their camp, the Champlain Society members would set out on daily excursions to document new plant species and other natural features of the island.

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  • Title: Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881
  • Creation Date: 1881
  • Subject Date: 1881
  • Town: Northeast Harbor
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 005174
  • 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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