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    The leaded glass window in the dining room has become Thornhedge’s talisman.

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    The striking silk wall-covering was installed in 1920.

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    Hand-carved chairs fit for a captain of the seas or a captain of industry.

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    Panelling throughout the ground floor was built with the house in 1900.

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    The fireplace and brass fender keep the parlor inviting.

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    The large gilded mirror once reflected the faces of Bar Harbor’s high society.

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    The columns on either side of the mantle are hand-carved.

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    Much of the antique furniture at Thornhedge was collected from summer cottages in the Bar Harbor area.

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    Breakfast. Our favorite time of day.

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    The porcelain chickens were collected by Elinor and Alonzo Geel.

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    14 carat gold edging gleams on these antique tea and soup sets.

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    The open-air porch has plenty of of chairs for a lazy afternoon.

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    This is Thornhedge. We invite you to enter.

History and comfort in the heart of Bar Harbor.

Sunsets over the sea, lobster bouys bobbing, vivid fall foliage—the scenery on Mount Desert Island is hard to beat. But take a look at the scenery inside Bar Harbor’s Thornhedge Inn. We think our historic furnishings, architectural details, and interior design are pretty hard to beat, too.