Virginia M. Wright

Virginia M. Wright

Virginia M. Wright is the senior editor at Down East.

Maine Home

Quarry House

A carved-up granite hilltop offers a breathtaking perch for a seasonal retreat on the island of Vinalhaven.

Jaffa

Strange Pilgrimage

One hundred and fifty years ago, a group of sensible Down East farmers and their families packed their houses and sailed to the Holy Land to await the Second Coming. Within a year, it had all gone wrong.