Bar Harbor Municipal Pier, Mt. Desert Island, Maine

This image shows the parking lot and a portion of the municipal pier in Bar Harbor providing transportation for visitors to and from Mt. Desert Island, Maine.

Color by Alton Johnson

The description states:

Mt. Desert Island Information Booth on the Municipal Pier at Bar Harbor, Maine.

–Prior to 1947 Bar Harbor was a summer destination for the extremely wealthy, who built palatial summer homes in the town. During the disastrous fire of that year, 67 of these mansions were destroyed along with over 100 other homes and 5 grand hotels.

This image likely dates from the 1950s.

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