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Friends of Acadia Journal

A Magazine about Acadia National Park and Surrounding Communities
Summer 2020 – Volume 25 No. 2

The Friends of Acadia Journal is published four times a year. With features about Acadia National Park’s history, resources, and programs, news about Friends of Acadia’s projects and activities, and information about how to get involved, the Friends of Acadia Journal is a great way to stay connected to Acadia National Park, all year long. Acadia is published four times a year. Submissions and letters are welcome. Membership in Friends of Acadia includes a subscription to the Journal.   Join Now »

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Features:

SENTINEL’S SHIP FINALLY COMES IN
Treasured Lighthouse Now Permanent Part Of Park
By Earl Brechlin

BUILT TO LAST
Acadia’s Carriage Roads Carve Route Through History
By Lynn Fantom

BEHOLD THE BEEHIVE
Iconic Mountain Has Special Place In Acadia, Art History
By Carl Little

CORONAVIRUS CAUSES SCRAMBLE
Pandemic Presents Major Challenges To Opening Acadia
By Earl Brechlin

ACADIA FROM ABOVE
Explore Ten FOA Projects From On High With Martha

MEET THE WHEELERS
Siblings Share Life-long Connection to Acadia

Perspectives:

  • President’s Message A Summer Unlike Any Other
  • 31st Annual Benefit Goes Virtual Popular Event Is Reimagined
  • Superintendent’s View Finding Comfort in Acadia’s Forever
  • A Passion for Outreach Membership Table Looks To Adapt
  • Chair’s Letter A Novel Change To The Journal
  • Acadia, In My Own Words Tony Palumbo of ILBHM

Departments:

  • Where in Acadia?
  • Test Your Acadia Lighthouse IQ
  • New Donors
  • How Did You Get That Shot?
  • Updates
  • Special Person, Jim Linnane

Cover Photograph: Early morning sun illuminates The Beehive in Acadia National Park in a view from a hiking trail on Great Head. COVER PHOTO BY EMMA FORTHOFER/FOA

Friends of Acadia is a membership and volunteer organization, and our work is significantly powered by volunteer effort. The Journal is no exception, and we are grateful to all of the writers and photographers who generously contribute their time and talents to our publication.

Thank you to our 2020 Journal sponsors:

A.B. & J.R. Hodgkins
Acadia on My Mind
Acadia Shops
Acadia Park Company
Anne’s Point Inn
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
Bar Harbor Bicycle Shop
Bar Harbor Savings & Loan
Bay Ferries (The Cat)
Beal’s Lobster Pier
The Bluenose Inn – Lafayette Hotels
Burdick & Associates Landscape Design    
The Claremont
Coastal Kayaking Tours
College of the Atlantic
Coplon Associates
Davis Agency
Dawnland
EverGreen Home & Hearth
Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars
The Gallery at Somes Sound
Galyn’s
Hale & Hamlin
Hannaford
House Wine
The Jackson Laboratory
John Williams Boat Company
Knowles Company
L.S. Robinson Company Insurance
LandVest
LL Bean
Lynam Agencies
Machias Savings Bank
MDI Grows
Michael L. Ross Law Office
Mount Desert Hospital
Mount Desert Islander
Nelson F. Goodwin Company
Oli’s Trolley
Peruvian Link Bar Harbor
Seal Cove Auto Museum
Swan Agency Real Estate
VHB
Wallace Events
Window Panes

Archive of Past Friends of Acadia Journals