Visitors at Champlain Society Camp, Mount Desert Island, 1880
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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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