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Near Winter Harbor in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Karl A. Jacobson

 
 
Karl A. Jacobson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 17, 2021
1. Karl A. Jacobson Marker
Inscription.  
On November 11, 1938,
U.S. Park Ranger
Karl A. Jacobson
was fatally shot while patrolling
the Schoodic District
of Acadia National Park.

His service and sacrifice to the
National Park Service and to
the people of this country
will never be forgotten.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law EnforcementParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is November 11, 1938.
 
Location. 44° 22.808′ N, 68° 3.984′ W. Marker is near Winter Harbor, Maine, in Hancock County. Marker can be reached from Farview Drive east of Schoodic Loop Road, on the right when traveling east. Located next to the Schoodic Woods Campground Ranger Station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winter Harbor ME 04693, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Connected by Water (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lighthouses Warned Ships of Danger Down East (approx. 1.3 miles away); Discover Architectural Gems in a DownEast Village (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fires Changed the Face of Winter Harbor Again & Again
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Gouldsboro Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); When the ocean was the great highway for travel (approx. 2.7 miles away); Down East Lights (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gouldsboro Town Park (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winter Harbor.
 
Also see . . .  Elderly Poacher Shoots Park Ranger - Deaths in Acadia National Park. (Submitted on October 18, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Karl A. Jacobson Marker image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 17, 2021
2. Karl A. Jacobson Marker
"The story behind the only Acadia ranger to be killed in the line of duty"
Bangor Daily News website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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