Unique history: NJ family 4 millionth to ride popular national park bus in Maine

    It wasn’t a well-known, nationally celebrated milestone, but for one New Jersey family, being the 4 millionth to ride a popular national park bus in Maine will do just fine.

    The Associated Press reports the Sherlock family of Cherry Hill, New Jersey became the 4 milionth to take a trip on the Island Explorer bus, which travels through Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine.

    According to the AP, the family was awarded a gift card from Maine based L.L. Bean and a gift membership in “Friends of Arcadia.”

    The Associated Press says the Island Explorer bus is a pollution-free, propane-driven bus that has eliminated nearly 1.4 million private motor vehicle trips and has prevented 13,000 tons in emissions of greenouse gases since its inception in 1999.

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