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Acadian Passages: A History of Acadia National Park, offered by Jack Russell


Date: Tuesday Jan 12, 2016 - Tuesday Mar 01, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Description:

An Acadia Senior College Winter Term course, “Acadian Passages” will explore eight perspectives on the development of Acadia National Park:

Fire, Ice and Life: The Deep Natural History of Acadia
First Peoples, Settlement, Colonization: The Human History Conserved
Conservation: Path Making and Path Breaking, 1870s to 1916
Mr. Rockefeller’s Roads: The Construction of Acadia 1917-1958
A New Deal for Acadia: The Civilian Conservation Corps 1933-1941
Conflagration and Community: The Great Fire of 1947
Resilience: 1947-2016
Acadia Centennial: Celebrate Our Past. Inspire Our Future.

Location: Northeast Harbor Library, Mellon Room, 1 Joy Road, Northeast Harbor
Contact Name: Jude Lamb
Contact Phone #: (207) 288-9500
Event web page: http://acadiaseniorcollege.org
Event Sponsor(s): Acadia Senior College 

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