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ABANDONED TRAILS IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK;

CHAMPLAIN MOUNTAIN BLACK AND WHITE TRAIL

This trail, as well as all other trails that led up to the summit of Huguenot Mountain were abandoned by the National Park Service with no explanation as to why, however the Park Service  has had a history of abandoning any trail that brings hikers close to it.  As perfect examples of this, they abandoned the Bear Den path, the Anemone Cave trail, the caves of Day Mountain and the…

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Added by Junior Libby on October 26, 2018 at 3:47am — No Comments

MAPS OF ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

Anemone cave is an ancient sea cave located by the Schooner Head Overlook parking area.  It was once one of the main attractions in Acadia National Park before the Park Service abandoned the cave and had map makers remove it from maps.  People were visiting the old…

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Added by Junior Libby on November 22, 2017 at 1:14pm — No Comments

The Tragic Death Of Lucreatia K. Douglass

BAR HARBOR TIMES

March 26,  1924

The Tragedy Of Newport Mountain



To the Editor of the Bar Harbor Times;

I was very much interested in the article and the poem in a recent issue of the Times from Mrs. Smith nee, Miss Jennie Lynam, and it brought to my mind the tragedy of Newport Mountain of long ago, almost forgotten now but which at that time was an awful thing to happen in that quiet little fishing village.  For…

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Added by Junior Libby on November 14, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIED IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

Abdulrahman M. Alamer - YOUNG MAN DIES FOLLOWING MOTOR CYCLE CRASH ON CADILLAC MOUNTAIN

 

Sept. 2016

Acadia National Park - 

A motorcyclist was killed after crashing his bike on the Cadillac Mountain Summit road in Acadia National Park.   The young man was a student at the University of Maine and from the country of Saudi Arabia.  The crash occurred on Sunday afternoon.  Park…

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Added by Junior Libby on August 10, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

PLANE CRASH ON CEDAR SWAMP MOUNTAIN - ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

Hidden in the woods not far from the summit of Cedar Swamp Mountain in beautiful Acadia National Park are the remains of a plane that crashed into the side of the mountain during bad weather. It was in June 30, 1970 that pilot Robert McGaunn refueled at Boston's Logan International Airport, and as he approached Mount Desert Island he was met by bad weather.

The plane he was flying was a single-engine Piper PA-24 Comanche, and nearly all of the plane remains in the woods near the summit…

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Added by Junior Libby on August 10, 2017 at 6:29pm — No Comments

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