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George B. Dorr on the Beachcroft Trail. Historic image: Acadia National Park archive Kelly Mitchell at The Limited Lens,; Composite image © Tony Palumbo. Then and Now is a collaborative, centennial project between the Mount Desert Island Historical Society, Bar Harbor Historical Society, Acadia National Park, Kelly Mitchell and Tony Palumbo.
Main Street, Bar Harbor, circa 1910-1920. Historic image: Penobscot Marine Museum. Contemporary image: Kelly Mitchell, The Limited Lens. Composite image: © Tony Palumbo
Eagle Lake on Horseback. Historic image: Acadia National Park. Contemporary image: Kelly Mitchell, The Limited Lens. Composite image: © Tony Palumbo. Then and Now is a collaborative, centennial project between Mount Desert Island Historical Society, Bar Harbor Historical Society, Acadia National Park , Kelly Mitchell, The Limited Lens, and Tony Palumbo.
Children at Sieur de Monts Spring. Historic image: Acadia National Park archive. Contemporary image: Kelly Mitchell, The Limited Lens. Composite image © Tony Palumbo. Then and Now is a collaborative, centennial project between the Mount Desert Island Historical Society, Bar Harbor Historical Society, Acadia National Park, Kelly Mitchell and Tony Palumbo.
A view of the Bar Harbor Village Green, looking north on Main Street. Historic image: Bar Harbor Historical Society. Contemporary image: Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image: © Tony Palumbo
Historic image courtesy of Penobscot Marine Museum. Contemporary image courtesy of Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of Seal Harbor Public Library, Dana Family Collection. Contemporary and composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo. Then and Now is a collaborative centennial project between Mount Desert Island Historical Society, Bar Harbor Historical Society, Acadia National Park, Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens, and Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of Acadia National Park. Contemporary image courtesy of Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of Acadia National Park archives. Contemporary image courtesy of Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of Acadia National Park. Contemporary image courtesy of Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic images courtesy of Bar Harbor Historical Society and Penobscot Marine Museum. Contemporary and composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of Acadia National Park. Contemporary image courtesy of Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of Bar Harbor Historical Society. Contemporary image courtesy of Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of the Mount Desert Island Historical Society. Contemporary image courtesy of Kelly Mitchell @ The Limited Lens. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
Historic image courtesy of the Bar Harbor Fire Department. Contemporary image courtesy of George Soules Photography. Composite image © 2016 Anthony Palumbo.
George B. Dorr and Franklin Lane on Cadillac Mountain. A Special thanks to Tony Palumbo and Kelly Mitchell for their creative genius! This has been an incredible collaboration. We will truly miss the worlds they brought to life. Historic image: Acadia National Park. Contemporary image: Tony Palumbo. Composite image: ©Tony Palumbo. Then and Now has been a collaborative, centennial project of the Mount Desert Island Historical Society, Bar Harbor Historical Society, Acadia National Park, Kelly Mitchell at The Limited Lens and Tony Palumbo.

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Rachel A. Snell, Ph.D. joins MDI Historical Society

The Mount Desert Island Historical Society has named Rachel A. Snell, Ph.D., to the new position of Curator of Collections.

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Chebacco Launch – Friday, April 7 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Sound Schoolhouse

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