Down East July 1980

July 1980

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


Dark Harbor

One of America’s most exclusive resorts is going strong as it enters its second century. By Michael T. Kinnicutt.

When Families Went to Sea

Drama and diversions aboard Maine square-riggers. By Mary Bolte.

Making It In Maine

Five businesses that are “making it” in the Pine Tree State.

My Island Auto

How a recalcitrant old car enlivened a Down East summer. By Peter Scott.

Summer Camps

The winds of change are sweeping Maine’s children’s camps. By Robert Deis.


Mirror images of Maine — photographic essay in color.

Tale of Two Brothers

The Wolf boys’ Bay Chamber Concerts turn 20 in Rockport. By Margaret Hammel.

On Top of Old Spec

Fire watching on the monarch of Maine’s western mountains. By Eric Wight.

Much Ado About Donkeys

In Maine, even donkeys and mules have a fan club.

All in the Family

Harry Sanders keeps a Greenville tradition alive. By William Pohl.


Room With A View

What makes a heavy wind basically sinister, of course, is its limitless capacity for causing mischief. By Caskie Stinnett.

Traveling Down East

Bailey Island Tuna Tournament

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Wayward Woodcock Takes Refuge in Bathroom

Down East Bookshelf

The Lighthouses of Maine, A Guide for Photographers and Artists by Walter S. Frost and Harold G. Simms

I Remember

Scam Solves a Blue Hill Drought

Cover: “Maine Buoys” (20″ x24″), oil by Richard Pulliam, a twenty-four-year resident of Islesboro. The artist’s work is on exhibit at the Massachusetts House Gallery, Lincolnville.