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Kennebunkport in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Rachel Carson

National Wildlife Refuge

 

— In Memoriam —

 
Rachel Carson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 22, 2009
1. Rachel Carson Marker
Inscription.  
“….all the life of the planet is interrelated….each species has its own ties to others, and….all are related to the earth. This is the theme of ‘The Sea Around Us’, and the other sea books, and it is also the message of ‘Silent Spring’.”
Rachel Carson 1907-1964
U.S. Department of the Interior
Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife
June 27, 1970
 
Erected 1970 by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentParks & Recreational AreasWomen.
 
Location. 43° 20.844′ N, 70° 32.904′ W. Marker is in Kennebunkport, Maine, in York County. Marker can be reached from Port Road west of Riverhead Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Kennebunkport ME 04046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II, Korea, and Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 2½ miles away); World War Memorial
Rachel Carson image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 8, 2020
2. Rachel Carson
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Vatican Pavilion Sculpture (approx. 3.6 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Seashore Trolley Museum (approx. 5.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Battle of Cape Porpoise (Goat Island) (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennebunkport.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rachel Carson. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on May 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 22, 2009
3. Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Tidal river
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 22, 2009
4. Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Tidal salt marsh
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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