Visitors at Champlain Society Camp, Mount Desert Island, 1880

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


Visitors to the Champlain Society at Camp Pemetic on Somes Sound in 1880.

In 1880 and 1881 the Champlain Society set up a tent camp on the shores of Somes Sound in Northeast Harbor of Mount Desert Island to conduct their research for the summer. They named their encampment Camp Pemetic. In subsequent summers the camp was relocated near Asticou and renamed Asticou Camp.

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  • Title: Visitors at Champlain Society Camp, Mount Desert Island, 1880
  • Creator: Tim Garrity
  • Creation Date: 1880
  • Subject Date: 1880
  • Location: Northeast Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 005178
  • 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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