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Bar Harbor and Mountains, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1960

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Bar Harbor and Mountains, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1960
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Description

Bar Harbor was first named Town of Eden in 1796, then renamed Bar Harbor in 1918. George B. Dorr and Charles W. Eliot, and later John D. Rockefeller Jr. all worked to create a National Park. The park was named Lafayette National Park in 1919 and then Acadia National Park in 1929.

Copyright Ballard Photo, S. W. Harbor, ME

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