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Drums, chorus, speeches celebrate Acadia 100

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK – The beat of ancient drums and a chorus of nearly 100 people singing “America the Beautiful” helped celebrate the centennial of the park in a “Gift of Acadia” event at Jordan Pond House here on Saturday, Aug. 27. Read more >

Acadia Centennial Section at

The Mount Desert Islander, an Acadia Signature Sponsor, has produced centennial-related articles and event listings in every issue throughout 2016—including their Acadia Centennial insert in June. Many of these articles can be found online; browse through them at: Read more >

Press Releases

Autumn leaves and the Acadia Centennial make September brilliant

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, MAINE — Labor Day Weekend marks the close of Acadia’s busiest season, and that is particularly true in 2016, when some 150 Acadia Centennial events took place in July and August to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the park’s founding. Read more >