People are still buying posters of a Maine landmark that doesn’t exist
When the pandemic arrived and people felt the pressure to stay indoors, the ability to return outdoors only enhanced the beauty of from Maine natural landmarks. This includes Acadia National Park, which has seen such a surge in tourism that the park itself was forced to develop a new visitor system because so many people were flocking to the desired location. When something becomes SO popular, there will be a natural urge to commemorate the visit. It could be in the form of a hat, a shirt, or even a poster. One thing is certain, you will definitely want to remember the real name of the place you just visited.
Listed on Etsy for months now is a hugely popular collection of posters that celebrates many of the most famous national parks in the United States. This includes Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Great Smoky Mountains and of course, Arcadia National Park in Maine. Read that again. ARCADIA.
If you dig into the details, you’ll find something a bit staggering and disturbing. Over 400 people purchased a poster celebrating Arcadia National Park. A truly stunning landmark in Maine that doesn’t actually exist by that name.
Of course Portland is home to National Bar of Arcadia, a jaw-dropping arcade bar filled with incredible video games from top to bottom. But no matter how far you drive from Kittery to Fort Kent, you’ll never find a sign pointing to Arcadia National Park. For the hundreds of people who have purchased this misspelled item and display it proudly, it is ironically a collector’s item from a landmark that doesn’t actually exist.