From the Friends of Acadia website:

Ann Bradford has always been at home in the mountains. She was born in pre-World War II Singapore to missionary parents and spent most of her childhood there, as well as in Malaya and India. She attended a boarding school on a jungle mountaintop and graduated from a high school in the Himalayan Mountains in India.

In 1966, after living in Washington, D.C., after college, she and her first husband and their children visited Acadia during a family vacation. The park “captured their hearts,” and soon after returning from vacation, they packed up their lives in D.C. and bought a house in Southwest Harbor  Read more