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Bar Harbor

(Encyclopedia) Bar Harbor, town (1990 pop. 2,768), SE Maine, on Mount Desert Island and on Frenchman Bay; settled 1763, inc. 1796. It was a famed New England resort during the 19th cent. Bar Harbor is ...

Mount Desert Island

(Encyclopedia) Mount Desert Island dĭzûrt´ [key], c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), largest island off the coast of Maine; separated from the mainland by Frenchman Bay, Mt. Desert Narrows, and Western Bay. The isl...

Acadia

(Encyclopedia) Acadia əkā´dēə [key], Fr. Acadie, region and former French colony, E Canada, encompassing modern Nova Scotia but also New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and coastal areas ...

Maine

(Encyclopedia) Maine, largest of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by New Hampshire (W), the Canadian provinces of Quebec (NW) and New Brunswick (NE), the Bay of Fundy (E), and th...