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Woodlawn

History Lecture Series at Woodlawn: Historic Acadia National Park and the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservation

The story of how Acadia National Park came to be and the role played by the Hancock County Trustees.

History Lecture Series at Woodlawn: Historic Acadia National Park and the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservation
History Lecture Series at Woodlawn: Historic Acadia National Park and the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservation

Time & Location

Apr 01, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Woodlawn, 19 Black House Dr, Ellsworth, ME 04605, USA

About the event

Catherine Schmitt, author of Historic Acadia National Park and a science communication specialist with Schoodic Institute, will present the story of how the forests and shorelines of Mount Desert Island inspired the creation of one of the world's first land trusts, including the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations, which accepted the donations of land that eventually became Acadia National Park.

Space is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Suggested donation of $5/person.

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