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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Bryants and Rockefellers: Two Seal Harbor Families

… George Bucknam Dorr worked with the government to gain enough lands and funds to eventually make Acadia National Park official in 1919.

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1854, he gained a national reputation for his opposition to slavery and his expertise in finance.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

… new homes, better roads, and increased travel—made Swan’s Island a profitable enough location to gain a steamboat connection. Next page

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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