From our March 1978 issue: A visit with Elizabeth Coatsworth at the storybook farm where she and Henry Beston shared their lives for forty years.
The Jamie Wyeth feature from our March 1968 issue — Whether or not he ever elects to become a Maine year-rounder, Maine and its people already share lavishly in the brilliant work of a young artist called Jamie, who has both the individuality and the industry of one of their own.
From our March 1963 issue: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s years at Bowdoin, where he became one of America’s great poets, and the first important poet who would support his art by college teaching.
From a story by Jay Hutchins, published in the winter of 1961. Photographed by Harry Packard.
From the story “Off to the Banks Again” by Lew Dietz in our January 1958 issue.
From our December 1977 issue.
From “Icy Thrills & Spills” in our December 1992 issue.
From the article “Practice Makes Perfect” in our November 1985 issue. Photograph by Neal Parent.
From “King of the Occult” by Lois Lowry in our November 1977 issue.
From our August 1991 issue: Braving iceburgs, the schooner ‘Bowdoin’ sailed 2,800 miles last summer along the route charted, by Admiral, Donald MacMillan on his twenty-six Arctic trips, 1924–54, in this venerable vessel.
From “The Man Who Gave Maine Its Reid State Park” by Ralph B. Whittum in our September 1969 issue. Photograph by John A. Lynch.
In the afternoon of July 20, 1963, a total solar eclipse was visible along a path 53 miles wide across the middle of Maine.