A hundred years ago this month, the U.S. entered World War I. As young men left Maine for the front, women took key industrial jobs.
From “Maine’s Merry Gardens” by George Taloumis, in our April 1963 issue.
Situated east of downtown Freeport and accessible only by foot through a mile-long wooded path, Pettengill Farm has stood hidden from the modern world for over 200 years.
From “Dog Days in Fort Kent,” by Elizabeth Peavey, in our February 1998 issue.
Midcentury civic festivals in Aroostook County were (ahem) no small potatoes.
How the Saco-Biddeford cotton empire gave rise to a trashy 19th-century literary craze full of torrid affairs, horrendous murders, and ruined females.
During World War II, thousands of German prisoners of war were held in internment camps across Maine. In the winter of 1945, three of them got away.
Kennett Rawson, 15, and Joseph N. Field, 14, are about to embark on a great adventure, a three-month voyage to the sub-Arctic aboard Commodore…
Hordes of visitors who descend on Ogunquit each summer want to leave their calling cards in the form of rock towers standing anywhere from 1 to 5 feet high.
A Down East fishing community weighs — yet again — whether to trust the Canadians with a beloved artifact. The original bell from steamship…
Photographer Lewis Hine made two trips to Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century to expose the reality of child labor. See a slideshow of his Maine work.
A public bathroom in Seal Harbor donated by John D. Rockefeller is in danger of falling to pieces.