The township of Bar Harbor encompasses more that a third of Mt. Desert Island, including the most-visited portions of Acadia National Park. Searching for Bar Harbor's past is a bit of a treasure hunt, but many things become evident once one knows where to look. This unusual "guidebook" tells just where to find traces of Bar Harbor's fascinating history. Discovering Old Bar Harbor not only is stimulating reading, it also offers an intriguingly different way to experience a uniquely beautiful corner of Maine.