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    The sun rises over the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument near Patten on Saturday.

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    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell shares a canoe with Lucas St. Clair, president of Elliotsville Plantation Inc., on an 8-mile paddle down the East Branch of the Penobscot River on Saturday. Jewell will speak Sunday at a ceremony in Millinocket for the newly designated Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

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    A view from Route 11 in Patten overlooks the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, with Mount Katahdin in the background.

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    A horse and carriage travel along Route 11 in Patten. Patten is a gateway to the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

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    A view from Route 11 in Patten

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    A farm field in Patten offers a view into the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

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    George Cooper, a government affairs consultant from Washington, D.C., wears a new monument hat during a tour of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

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    Stunning views of Mount Katahdin are plentiful here. Under an agreement with the National Park Service, Elliotsville Plantation Inc. is working to improve the condition of some of the dirt roads entering Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument to make them more passable for passenger cars.

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    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell raises her paddle after "running" the Staircase Falls on the East Branch of the Penobscot River with Lucas St. Clair, President of Elliotsville Plantation, Inc. during a tour of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

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    Here is a detail of a map of the East Branch of the Penobscot River. Jewell's canoe trip Saturday traveled through mild rapids and over Stair Falls, passing by beaver dams and blue herons along the way, with the mountains of Baxter State Park providing a spectacular backdrop.

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    Route 159 in Patten is near the eastern edge of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, which is just east of Baxter State Park and across the line between Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties.

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    A map of Maine's north woods region showing the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

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