Forever Protected

Forever Protected (HM10TB)

Location: Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Hancock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 20.386', W 68° 10.642'

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As you explore Acadia National Park, you will discover private property interspersed with park lands. Many large national parks, like Yellowstone and Grand Canyon, were carved from the public domain as single, vast tracts of land. Acadia, in contrast, evolved as a patchwork of private lands donated by individuals who loved this landscape. Their generosity created the first national park east of the Mississippi River in 1916, and the first national park derived solely from private property donations.

The park is now restricted by law in its acceptance of land donations, but private landowners may place conservation easements on their property, a charitable act which legally limits development. The park oversees these easements, which help preserve the wild coastal character of Maine.

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Ironbound Island, to your left (northeast) is forever protected by a conservation easement.
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HM NumberHM10TB
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 565576 N 4909940
Decimal Degrees44.33976667, -68.17736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 20.386', W 68° 10.642'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 20' 23.16" N, 68° 10' 38.52" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41 Precipice Trail, Bar Harbor ME 04609, US
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