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Ellsworth, ME
(range: 1 mile)
Woodlawn is a 180-acre historic estate located a quarter mile from downtown Ellsworth, Maine. Once home to three generations of the Black family, it is now treasured for the Black House, its historic house museum, community and formal gardens, and its public park with walking trails. Visitors can explore a superb historic house, stroll through beautiful gardens, play croquet, hike on pristine trails, and much more. (This excerpt taken from the Woodlawn Museum website)
Bar Harbor Cellars is built on the 100 acre Sweet Pea Farm, located only minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. A line of vineyard trellises roll down the field towards the pond while the barn and winery courtyard welcome you for a visit. (This excerpt taken from the Bar Harbor Cellars website)
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Ellsworth, ME
(range: 10 miles)
The device described in that patent changed the world. It became known as the telephone – and the history of that device, the other inventions it spawned, the businesses it created, the people who worked to construct, maintain, and improve the network of telephone wires that spanned the country are subjects that The Telephone Museum invites you to explore. (This excerpt taken from the The Telephone Museum website)
Our conserved lands protect a broad variety of ecosystems and traditional land uses, including forest, wetlands, coastline, mountains, an organic farm, a working woodlot, blueberry fields, and waterfront along a wild and scenic river. Frenchman Bay Conservancy maintains more than 28 miles of year-round public access hiking trails for nature observation, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hunting. We protect access for the public to enjoy scenic vistas, sandy beaches, rocky coastlines and mudflats for recreation and commercial access including clam and worm harvesting. (This excerpt taken from the Frenchman Bay Conservancy website)
The Atlantic Brewing Company began as Acadia Brewing in 1991. At first the brewery was located inside the Lompoc Cafe in downtown Bar Harbor and had a maximum capacity of just one barrel at a time. Within a few years the demand for our beers had grown so much that we moved the brewery two doors down from the restaurant and increased our capacity to seven-barrel batches. However, by 1998, we had outgrown that facility as well and so we moved again – this time to our current location on the Knox Road. Our estate brewery was built on the grounds of a 19th century Maine farmstead, that employs native vegetation and local stonework. (This excerpt taken from the The Atlantic Brewing Company website)
A TRUE LANDMARK IN BAR HARBOR! Enter the world of 18th century pirates--carousing buccaneers, an authentic, full-scale pirate ship, and lavish landscaping. Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls! (This excerpt taken from the Pirates Cove Bar Harbor website)
Acadia National Park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats, and a rich cultural heritage. At 3.5 million visits a year, it's one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the United States. Visitors enjoy 27 miles of historic motor roads, 158 miles of hiking trails, and 45 miles of carriage roads. (This excerpt taken from the Acadia National Park website)
Located at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel in Bar Harbor, Maine, Acadian Boat Tours offers nature cruises, puffin and seabird tours, tours of Somes Sound, as well as fishing trips aboard the Acadian and the Islander. Explore the rich wildlife population and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine, Acadia National Park, the islands of Frenchman Bay, and the shoreline of Bar Harbor. (This excerpt taken from the Acadian Boat Tours website)
You can explore beautiful natural and historical sights with a variety of cruises available through Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company! (This excerpt taken from the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company website)
The 1932 Criterion Theatre is a nonprofit cinema, theatre, multimedia art producer and venue committed to safeguarding this historic space for stories, storytellers, and audiences. The Criterion has been a staple of the Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island arts community since its construction in 1932. This season we will be offering a variety of programming suitable for all ages, including live music, movies, theatrical productions, an opera, children's programming, historical tours, and so much more!  (This excerpt taken from the The Criterion Theatre website)
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