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Creating Acadia National Park : the biography of George Bucknam Dorr Ronald Epp.

By: Dorr, George Bucknam.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bar Harbor, ME : Friends of Acadia, 2016Description: 393 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780996861403.Subject(s): Dorr, George B. (George Bucknam), 1853-1944 -- Biography | Champlain, Samuel de, 1574-1635 | Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926 | Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960 | Dorr family | Ward family | Harvard University -- History -- 19th century | Forest plants -- Maine -- Acadia National Park | Wild flowers -- Maine -- Acadia National Park | Gardens -- Maine | Geology -- Maine | Birds -- Maine -- Mount Desert Island | Botany -- Maine -- Mount Desert Island | Land use -- Government policy -- Maine -- Acadia National Park | National parks and reserves -- Maine | National parks and reserves -- Sieur de Monts | Acadia National Park (Me.) -- History | Bar Harbor (Me.) -- History | Eden (Me. : Town) -- History | Boston (Mass.) -- History | Mount Desert Island (Me.) | Mount Desert Island (Me.) -- Genealogy
Contents:
Foreword -- Introduction -- First impressions -- Dr. Eliot sails into Frenchman Bay -- The most impressionable years -- The long journey to Mount Desert Island -- Restless indecision -- Between Boston and Mount Desert Island -- Landscape as our common heritage -- Fin de Siècle -- The birth of the trustees -- Gatherings -- Trustee first steps -- Mr. Dorr goes to Washington -- Monumental achievement -- The first eastern national park -- The prince of altruists -- Attack may come again -- Beginnings and endings -- "The Old Order Changeth!" -- Cadillac Summit Road dedication -- The Mather Era closes -- A full and useful life -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes -- Index.
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Foreword -- Introduction -- First impressions -- Dr. Eliot sails into Frenchman Bay -- The most impressionable years -- The long journey to Mount Desert Island -- Restless indecision -- Between Boston and Mount Desert Island -- Landscape as our common heritage -- Fin de Siècle -- The birth of the trustees -- Gatherings -- Trustee first steps -- Mr. Dorr goes to Washington -- Monumental achievement -- The first eastern national park -- The prince of altruists -- Attack may come again -- Beginnings and endings -- "The Old Order Changeth!" -- Cadillac Summit Road dedication -- The Mather Era closes -- A full and useful life -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes -- Index.

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