Keywords: Mitchell Hill Road
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.
The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.
Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.
Scarboro Register, 1905. Compiled by Mitchell & Campbell. Brunswick, ME: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905. Snow, John O. Secrets of a Salt Marsh.
Some vessels were built in the vicinity of Walnut Hill and hauled by oxen in the winter down to the Falls, perhaps a distance of five or six miles.