Camden Amphitheatre and Public Library Named National Historic Landmark
There’s a new national historic landmark in Maine. The Camden Amphitheatre and Public Library has been selected to receive the honor. It’s one of thirteen new national historic landmarks. “The Camden Library is a treasure of the Maine coast and is a testament to the pride and determination of the residents of Camden,” said Senators Collins and King in a joint statement. “The centerpiece of the grounds of the library is the beautiful, outdoor garden amphitheatre. The Camden Amphitheatre retains its historic integrity, setting, original materials and the quality of original workmanship and design. It continues to serve its historic purposes, as a public entertainment space, park, and garden for visitors and residents of the Town of Camden.”According to a press release, national historic landmarks are nationally significant historic places that possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States.