Down East August 1979

August 1979

The table of contents from the August 1979 issue of Down East.


Behind the Scenes at Boothbay Harbor

Exploring one of Maine’s most popular tourist areas. By Judy Warren.

The Way It Was, The Way It Is

A Maine writer ponders the last quarter-century. By Lew Dietz.

A Down East Sampler – Selections from the Last 25 Years

Granpa and the Atlantic Ocean, by David O. Woodbury

A Man Called Scam, by Alvin R.L. Dohme

Mert Wotton’s Fox Bait, by John Gould

Farwell’s Farewell, by Isabel Currier

Maine’s Champion Fiddler, by Richard M. Hallett

North by East Over the Years, by Down East Editors

The Counties of Maine

A Silver Anniversary salute in full color.

Have Boat, Will Charter

She was the leakiest excursion boat on Frenchman’s Bay. By Clinton Trowbridge.

Another Wyeth Heard From

Belated acclaim comes to the daughter of N.C. Wyeth. By Christopher Hyde.


Room With A View

Twenty-five years ago this month, a slim little magazine made its first appearance on Maine newsstands. By Davis Thomas.

Traveling Down East

Cruising the Gulf of Maine in Style

Museums and Historic Homes

Listed by Location

North by East

Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.

Outdoor Maine

Outlook for Trout Fishing Good for Years to Come

Down East Bookshelf

25 Years of Down East Bookshelf

I Remember

Caddying at the Old Samoset

Cover: “Marshall Point Light, Port Clyde,” oil on canvas by Carolyn Wyeth.