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Baker Island Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #88000046)
Baker Island, Acadia National Park, Islesford
(100 acres, 3 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Bass Harbor Head Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #87002273)
Bass Harbor Head, Bass Harbor
(25 acres, 3 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Bear Island Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #88000043)
Bear Island, Acadia National Park, Northeast Harbor
(20 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Blue Hill Historic District **
(added 1980 - Hancock County - #80000220)
ME 15, ME 172, ME 176, and ME 177, Blue Hill
(800 acres, 68 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Industry, Education, Literature, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Burnt Coat Harbor Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #87002272)
Hockamock Head, Swans Island
(30 acres, 3 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Carriage Paths, Bridges and Gatehouses
(added 1979 - Hancock County - #79000131)
Acadia National Park and vicinity, Acadia National Park
(600 acres, 4 buildings, 14 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Atterbury,Grosvenor
Architectural Style: Other, Tudor Revival
Historic Person: Rockefeller,John D.,Jr.
Significant Year: 1931, 1919
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Road-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Park, Road-Related

Castine Historic District
(added 1973 - Hancock County - #73000240)
Also known as Pentagoet;Majahagaduce;PH0024708
Roughly bounded by Bagaduce and Penobscot Rivers, and Wadsworth Cove Rd., Castine
(18000 acres, 255 buildings, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Transportation, Commerce, Industry, Architecture, Religion, Communications, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Local Gov't , Federal , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Fishing Facility Or Site, Fortification, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Battle Site, Business, School, Single Dwelling

Cover Farm
(added 1995 - Hancock County - #95001464)
Off ME 3 W side, 0.3 mi. NW of jct. with Crooked Rd., Hulls Cove
(262 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Egg Rock Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #87002270)
Egg Rock, in Frenchman Bay, Winter Harbor
(118 acres, 1 building, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Ellsworth Power House and Dam **
(added 1985 - Hancock County - #85001262)
Union River, Ellsworth
(20 acres, 1 building, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Leonard,James L.
Architectural Style: Other, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water Works
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water Works

Great Duck Island Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #88000159)
Southern tip of Great Duck Island, Frenchboro
(110 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Mount Desert Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #88000155)
Also known as Mount Desert Rock Light Station
Mount Desert Rock, Frenchboro
(52 acres, 3 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Parris,Alexander, US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Off-the-Neck Historic District
(added 1986 - Hancock County - #86002442)
ME 166, Castine
(3800 acres, 11 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Federal
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pentagoet Archeological District ***
(added 1993 - Hancock County - #93000603)
Address Restricted, Castine
(16 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Eastern Abenaki, French
Period of Significance: 1600-1649, 1650-1699, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Fortification, Trade (Archeology), Village Site
Current Function: Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Unoccupied Land

Prospect Harbor Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #88000151)
Prospect Harbor Pt., Prospect Harbor
(51 acres, 2 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related

Pumpkin Island Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #87002537)
Pumpkin Island, Eggemoggin Reach, Sargentville
(30 acres, 2 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Camp

Sedgwick Historic District
(added 1995 - Hancock County - #94001550)
Jct. of ME 172 and Old County Rd., Sedgwick
(300 acres, 2 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Funerary, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Plaza, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, City Hall, Museum

Somesville Historic District
(added 1975 - Hancock County - #75000092)
Somes Harbor and its environs, Mount Desert
(4000 acres, 30 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Deane,Benjamin S., Noyes,John M.
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Stone Barn Farm
(added 2001 - Hancock County - #01001271)
Jct. of Crooked Rd. and Norway Dr., Salsbury Cove
(1670 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Shea Brothers
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

West Street Historic District **
(added 1980 - Hancock County - #80000226)
West St. between Billings Ave. and Eden St., Bar Harbor
(250 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Winter Harbor Light Station **
(added 1988 - Hancock County - #87002538)
Mark Island, Winter Harbor, Winter Harbor
(28 acres, 3 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Camp

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