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.
New England Elms, long cherished as ornaments, became symbols, providing more than simply shade.
25 years ago this month, the previously undefeated Black Bears suffered a rare home-ice loss against archrival Boston University. The next night, they avenged the setback with a 6–1 thumping of BU, and they wouldn’t lose again, home or away, the rest of the season, going on to win the program’s first national title.
Dr. Wilhelm Reich's modern-day admirers have sunk more than quarter-million dollars into a documentary to redeem his name. Is Dr. Reich’s long, strange story about to climax?
The town of Norway’s snowshoe biz caught on in the late 1800s, when craftsmen like Mellie Dunham and H.H. Hosmer set up small concerns.
Aficionado of all things historic, Scott Hanson does Thanksgiving in early-19th-century style.
From the article “Practice Makes Perfect” in our November 1985 issue.
From “King of the Occult” by Lois Lowry in our November 1977 issue.
Twenty years ago, Limestone was briefly the biggest city in Maine and these festooned fellows were fairly characteristic of its citizenry.
From “Symbols of the Maine Coast — Herring Gulls” in our August 1956 issue.
From “Just Say Moo” by Virginia Thorndike in our July 1994 issue. It was not as easy to take these pictures as you might think.
Auto-race enthusiasts cheer drivers zooming toward the Old Orchard Beach pier in one of the hundreds of American Automobile Association–sanctioned events.