Friday

Acadia Carriage Ride

Acadia National Park is pieced together with land donated from people who owned homes on Mt Desert Island back in the early 1900's. One person who owned a large chunk of land that is now in the park was John Rockefeller. Rockefeller built a system of roads through his property so he would have a private place to ride his carriages since the automobile was taking over roads everywhere else.

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Rockefeller loved driving his carriages and wanted a place that cars weren't allowed so he could ride as much as he wanted.

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Now days the rest of us can use Rockefeller's carriage roads and take a ride along the same roads.

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It was a nice peaceful way to see the interior of the park!

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