Title

Across Frenchman's Bay from Bar Harbor lies Schoodic Peninsula, a 2,366-acre sec

Authors

Virginia Wright

Source

Down East

Date

8-1-2009

Pages

60-67, 95-98

Abstract

Across Frenchman's Bay from Bar Harbor lies Schoodic Peninsula, a 2,366-acre section of Acadia National Park made up of Winter Harbor and Gouldsboro and home to one of the last Down East fishing communities. Jeff Alley, who lobsters from Prospect Harbor with his son, Jeff Jr., is a fourth-generation lobsterman. With details on the towns' histories and rivalries, summer resident and multimillionaire Roxanne Quimby, art initiatives, and the Navy base closure and its conversion into the Schoodic Education and Research Center.

Subjects

Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park, Gouldsboro, Winter Harbor

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