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Historical Items

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Item 81108

Asticou Azalea Garden, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1958

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1958 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 81399

Charles K. Savage, Asticou Azalea Garden, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 81564

Charles Kenneth Savage, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 6 of 6

… Savage and his relationships with the Asticou Azalea Garden, Asticou Terraces Trust, and Thuya Garden.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 5 of 6

… the unique design and completion of the Asticou Azalea Garden. Lesser known, perhaps, is the aforementioned 1953-54 story of Charles, boarding the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 4 of 6

… designed and formed the Japanese inspired Asticou Azalea Garden. Both have become world famous for their unique blend of natural habitats, unique…