Freeport, ME

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From Acadia National Park, we moved further south along the Maine coast to park at the Blueberry Pond Campground near Freeport, ME.  Established in 1789, Freeport is a town that has transformed itself into an outlet shopping village.  I think it all started with L.L. Bean since this is where this retailer of outdoor clothing and equipment got its start.  Now there is a vast selection of outlet stores, some of which occupy original vintage buildings.

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Acadia National Park (Trenton, ME)

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Acadia National Park recently celebrated its 100th anniversary which coincides with the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service.  A substantial portion of the parkland was gifted by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. much as he did to help establish Grand Teton National Park.

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