Books for Acadia’s Centennial Year


Acadia National Park and the National Park Service celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2016. In observance and celebration, many books have been published and reissued this year.

Historic Acadia National Park is part of a series by Lyons Press in honor of the centennial.

Here’s an ongoing list of other Acadia books released in 2016.

Creating Acadia National Park: The Biography of George Bucknam Dorr
by Ronald Epp
published by Friends of Acadia

Acadia National Park: The Complete Guide
by James Kaiser
James Kaiser/Destination Press (4th edition)

Acadia National Park: A Centennial Celebration
by Tom Blagden, Jr.
Rizzoli USA

Ultimate Acadia: 50 Reasons to Visit Maine’s National Park
by Virginia Wright
Down East Books (2nd edition)

Hiking Acadia National Park
by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring
Falcon Guides (3rd edition)

The Wild Gardens of Acadia
by Anne Kozak and Susan Leiter
Arcadia Publishing/Images of Modern America

Boar Island [fiction]
by Nevada Barr
Minotaur Books

Guide to the Geology of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park
by Duane Braun and Ruth Braun
North Atlantic Books

Art of Acadia
by David Little and Carl Little
Down East Books

Boatbuilding on Mount Desert Island
Laurie Schreiber
The History Press

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