Down East August 1980

August 1980

The table of contents from the August 1980 issue of Down East.


The Rangeleys

First the Indians, now tourists come to relax and fish. By Kenneth O. Allen, Jr.

Marsden Hartley, Poet in Oils

Was he America’s greatest modern painter? By Margaret Hammel.

Lobst’rin’ My Way

How you do it is more important than what you catch. By Dale Rex Coman.

When Presidents Came to Visit

Boating, bunting, banners . . . and a blunder or two.

Brown Sails in the Sunset

Maine’s newest windjammer, Angelique, breaks with tradition. By Jane Day.

Eliot Porter’s Maine

Special color portfolio by a master photographer.

Shoreline Treasures

Beachcomber’s guide to nature’s bounty along the coast. By Robert Deis.

Making It In Maine

Three success stories from the Pine Tree State.

Plowing an Old Furrow

The YACC continues the tradition of the CCC. By Mimi E.B. Steadman.


Room With A View

Is there anyone else in the room who, like me, is beginning to worry that Maine is trying to become like everyplace else? By Caskie Stinnett.

Traveling Down East

A Free Day in Freeport

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Waterfowl Nesting Proceeds on Schedule

Down East Bookshelf

Quiet Presence by Dyke Hendrickson

I Remember

A Visit with Doc Rockwell

Cover: “Fox Island, Georgetown, Maine” (21″ x 28″), oil on board, by Marsden Hartley (1937), Addison Gallery of American Art, Philips Academy, Andover, Mass. A major exhibition of Hartley’s paintings, made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts and the 50th Anniversary Exhibition Fund, opened last spring at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and is now touring the country.