Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are on vacation in northern Maine

The couple celebrated their five-year wedding anniversary hiking around Mount Katahdin.

FILE - In this March 9, 2011 file photo, Mount Katahdin rises in the background as a school bus makes its rounds in Millinocket, Maine. The rural but lovely region is short on jobs after back-to-back closings of paper mills that decimated the economy. Yet many residents opposed a significant proposal aimed at helping: the national monument created on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, by President Barack Obama, composed of thousands of acres of woodland donated by Burt's Bees co-founder Roxanne Quimby. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
In this March 2011 file photo, Mount Katahdin rises in the background as a school bus makes its rounds in Millinocket, Maine. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan visited the town this weekend. –Robert F. Bukaty / AP

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have spent a day hiking around Mount Katahdin in Maine and talking with local residents on their anniversary weekend.

Zuckerberg said they met Saturday with former mill workers, teachers, small business owners, a librarian and a trucker in the town of Millinocket.

He said in a Facebook post that he was struck by their commitment to rebuild their community after the closing of paper mills that once drove the local economy.

Zuckerberg has been traveling the country with a goal of visiting all 50 states.

He and his wife were in Bangor for their fifth wedding anniversary Friday before continuing north to the Katahdin region. He posted a photo of his wife sporting a “Got Moose?” baseball cap.

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