Stories from the Coast

Here you’ll find the latest in MCHT’s land conservation news, tips for exploring the coast, dispatches from field staff, and more.

The Stone Barn Farm: An Overview of its Cultural and Natural History

By Tim Garrity, Historian, Mount Desert Island Historical Society The Geologic Era The Stone Barn stands on ground molded and carved more than 10,000 years ago by a massive glacier that descended from the northwest. It is hard to imagine the enormity of this frozen force, a mile-high expanse of ice so heavy that it…