Maine’s number-one visitor attraction lies just a few miles from this rugged fishing village, but it’s so quiet, you’d never know it — certainly not in December. Can you name this village?
Between 1888 and 1895, the light station was moved four times. Its first keeper, Eba Ring, was succeeded by Charles Ames, who was paid $25 a month for lighting the lamps at dusk and extinguishing them at dawn every morning.
We’re not asking you to dine out at every amazing restaurant in Maine. Just these 20. Plus one entire town. Hope you’re hungry.
For 21 years, LJ Hopkins had hauled mail and essential supplies to Swan’s Island. What caused him to stop?
“The House is bleak. There is no softening landscape, no adjacent buildings other than a lonely barn to add the warmth that a cluster provides, only sky as the limitless background to a house that is unadorned. One believes Wyeth when he said of the house, ‘I just couldn’t stay away from there. It was Maine.’ “
A Saco woodshop builds iconic Maine furniture — and better lives for employees with disabilities.
What else is made better with Pumpkinhead? Submit your recipe for a chance to win a Shipyard prize pack. Plus, Shipyard will serve the winning dish at Federal Jacks through the month of December!
An unconventional sculptor (and a marine biology student) on bridging the art-and-science divide.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.