Pathmakers: Cultural Landscape Report for the Historic Hiking Trail System of Mount Desert Island : Acadia National Park, Maine : History, Existing Conditions & Analysis

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Government Printing Office, 2006 - Acadia National Park (Me.) - 328 pages
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Contents

EARLY TRAILS
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CREATION OF AN ISLANDWIDE TRAIL SYSTEM
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Diagrams of walking paths in the vicinity of Bar Harbor 1890
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Map by Rand of Mount Desert Island 1893
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Diagram of walking paths on Newport Mountain 1894
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First path map of the eastern part of Mount Desert Island 1896
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Map of Mount Desert Island showing paths on the western side 1896
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Path map of the eastern part of Mount Desert Island 1899
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Path map of the eastern part of Mount Desert Island 1932 no 86 Path map of the western part of Mount Desert Island 1932
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MANAGEMENT OF A NATIONAL PARK TRAIL SYSTEM
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Master Plan for the trail system 1935
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Design standards by Kittredge for National Park Service trails
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Design for the Otter Cliffs Trail 1937
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Construction of an overlook on the Otter Cliffs Trail 1937
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Steps for path near Thunder Hole along Ocean Drive circa 1937
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Vegetation added to stonework on the Perpendicular Trail
129

LAND PROTECTION AND PATH SYSTEM EXPANSION 19001916
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Dorr Woods Bicycle Path 1895
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Dedication of the Champlain Monument 1906
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How plaque above Fawn Pond
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Cadillac Cliffs Path circa 1915
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General instructions for work on paths by Waldron Bates 1906
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Path map of the eastern part of Mount Desert Island 1909
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Waldron Bates plaque near the Cadillac Cliffs circa 1915
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Kane Path circa 1916
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Original entrance to Beachcroft Path circa 1920
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Steps and walls on the Emery Path circa 1922
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Bench on the Jesup Path circa 1916
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Stepping stones across outlet of The Tarn circa 1916
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Compass Harbor Pond along the Wild Gardens Path circa 1920
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Stone pavement on Orange and Black Path
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Hanging steps on Orange and Black Path
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Climbing rungs on the Precipice Path circa 1920
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Steps on the Asticou Trail circa 1920
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Stepping stones on the Asticou Trail circa 1920
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Cairn in the Seal Harbor path district 1907
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Stones lining Seaside Path near Seal Harbor circa 1900
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Trails radiating from Seal Harbor circa 1911
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Day Mountain Cave Trail
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Stone and iron work on the Van Santvoord Trail S3 72 Steps on the Moss Trail on Western Mountain circa 1916
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Path map of the eastern part of Mount Desert Island 1916
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CREATION OF A NATIONAL PARK 191632
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Stanley Brook carriage road bridge and Seaside Path
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Steps on North Ridge Trail Cadillac Mountain
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Kane and Bridgham Memorial Bridge at Lakewood circa 1929
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A Murray Young Path and commemorative bronze plaque
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Real estate map of Northeast Harbor showing village paths 1928
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Log steps and iron on the South Bubble Cliff Trail circa 1920 w7 84 Hikers on North Bubble Cliff Trail circa 1950
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Moving stones on the Ocean Drive Trail
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Rubble base for trail on Cadillac Mountain
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Completed gravel surface for trail on Cadillac Mountain 731
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Bridge on the Great Meadow Path
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Fish pools at Cold Spring Brook
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1n Stonecutting on the Ladder Trail circa 1935 13s 112 Step construction on the Ladder Trail circa 1935 13s 113 Stonework at the entrance of the L...
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Completed entrance and sign for the Ladder Trail circa 1935 13s 115 Steps on the Perpendicular Trail circa 1934
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signs by the Gilley Trail 1930s
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Master Plan for the Bar Harbor area 1941
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Path map of the western part of Mount Desert Island 1941
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Path map of the eastern part of Mount Desert Island 1941
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USGS topographic map with trails on western side 1942
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USGS topographic map with trails on eastern side 1942
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FIRE OBLITERATION MISSION 66 AND PARK TRAILS PROGRAM 19432003
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Area affected by the 1947 fire
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Appalachian Mountain Club trail map 1961
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Mission 66 plan for the Beech Mountain Trail
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Mission 66 profile and construction details for the Beech Mountain Trail J55 128 Mission 66 fire tower on the Beech Mountain Trail
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Path map of the eastern part of Mount Desert Island 1972
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Path map of the western part of Mount Desert Island 1972 15S 131 Exposed roots on the western side of the Jordan Pond Loop Trail 1997
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Footbridge on the northern end of Jordan Pond 1997
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Trailhead post sign 1998
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Map of Seal Harbor VIS trails 1994
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Training program sponsored by the NPS and AMC 1973
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Installation of checks on Ocean Path 1997
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Acadia Youth Conservation Corps moving stones at Jordan Pond 2003
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Reopening Homans Path 2003
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ANALYSIS OF SIGNIFICANCE AND INTEGRITY
179
REFERENCES
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INDEX
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