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

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A plaque on a boulder in Acadia National park commemorates the foresight and vision that made the park possible. In the background are the rolling hills of Acadia, and, beyond, the open waters of the Atlantic.

Join the Woodlawn Museum and Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist at Schoodic Institute, for the story of how Acadia National Park came to be and the role played by the Hancock County Trustees.

Catherine Schmitt, author of Historic Acadia National Park, 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.

This event will take place on April 1, 2024 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at the Woodlawn Museum (19 Black House Dr, Ellsworth, ME 04605). Space is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Suggested donation of $5/person.

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Date:
April 1
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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