Jordans of the Pond: A History of the Family from the Jordan Pond House on Mount Desert Island, Maine (Paperback)
In the 1840s, Millman George Jordan and his brother John forged a thriving family business in the heart of what is now Acadia National Park. Its beginning was fueled by heartache while misfortune orchestrated its demise. Pressed between was a family that found hope despite the tragic experiences of 19th century life. The world-renowned Jordan Pond House restaurant now showcases their homestead's view, captivating the hearts of thousands the world over.
This saga weaves together strands of what time and change had hidden from view. Searching out the scant historical records, author and great, great grandson, James Reeverts, reveals a backstory of exhilarating adventure and excruciating heartbreak. Written as a historical documentary, Jordans of the Pond brings to life the family which gave the pond and restaurant its name.