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Video and Audio of Centennial Events

Check out these recordings of past Acadia Centennial events and other centennial-themed content! We’ll add more as they become available.


Acadia Centennial Film, directed by Peter Logue. Premiered January 25, 2016. (password: 2016)

Second Century Stewardship: Science beyond the scenery in Acadia National Park. Premiered June 25, 2016.

Acadia National Park’s Ranger Pro Tips for the Centennial:

The Acadia Waltz by Kelly Farm Five (audio recording).

CBS Sunday Morning visits Acadia. February 7, 2016.

Mount Desert Elementary School Chorus performing “Children’s Earth Anthem” on Junior Ranger Day. April 30, 2016.

Bar Harbor Brass Week Faculty and Alumni Concert. June 25, 2016.

Beatrix Farrand: At Home on Mount Desert Island. July 26, 2016.

Somes Sound Windjammer Parade. August 2, 2016.


From the Acadia Centennial Facebook page

Mike Hays, “100 Years of Volunteers at Acadia National Park”. September 6, 2016.

Artist talk by Louise Bourne at Cynthia Winings Gallery. September 2, 2016.

“This Land is Your Land” from the “Gift of Acadia” event. August 27, 2016.

Tom St. Germain, author of “Trails of History” at the Ellsworth Public Library.

Tom Blagden on the art of photographing nature and his new book “Acadia National Park: a Centennial Celebration”. August 22, 2016.

Browse through to find more archived live-streams of Acadia Centennial events!


Talks from TEDxDirigo Conference, May 20–22, 2016

Will Greene, “How Spending a Year in Acadia Changed My Life”

George Neptune, “Indigenous Existence as Political Resistance”

Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert, “The Earth Saves Us”

Ming Kuo, “Vitamin N”

Gus LaCasse, “American Fiddle”

Paige Brown, “The Algal Crisis: Finding Curious Solutions Through STEM Education

More presentations at


From the Mount Desert Islander

The Bar Harbor Town Band’s premiere of the Centennial Suite. July 7, 2016.

The Windjammer Parade. August 2, 2016.

Hōkūleʻa arrives at Mount Desert Island. July 29, 2016.

From the “Gift of Acadia” Centennial event, August 27, 2016:


From Friends of Acadia



Maine Calling at the Schoodic Institute (video) (audio only)

“Acadia at 99: A Partner’s Perspective on the Challenges and Opportunities Facing our Park at the Launch of its 2nd Century” – a talk by Friends of Acadia president David MacDonald.


From WERU Radio

“Coastal Conversations in Acadia”

Talk of the Towns, “Creating Acadia National Park – the new biography of George B. Dorr”

Talk of the Towns, “Celebrating Acadia in 2016—The Centennial Year”


Artist interviews from The Gallery at Somes Sound Acadia Centennial Collection

Diana Cobb Ansley:

Ernest McMullen:

Judy Taylor:

Peter Yesis:

Anne Ireland:

Eline Barclay:

Scott Baltz:

Donald Rainville:


Oral history project of the Wild Gardens of Acadia from the Bar Harbor Garden Club


A few scenic and other videos for your enjoyment by Will Greene by More than Just Parks by Mark Irion by Adorable Acadia Always Acadia by Dobbs Productions