From colonial outposts to midcentury batteries, Maine’s former military forts are bastions of history and marvels of engineering, full of splendors grand and subtle.
Photographed by Benjamin Williamson
Night of Lobster
Seventy-five years ago, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and essayist Robert P. Tristram Coffin penned a timeless tribute to one of Maine’s simplest pleasures. Its influence would reverberate through contemporary food writing.
After 40 years, there’s no mistaking the fine craftsmanship of the Wendell Gilley Museum’s bird decoys. In North Berwick, a master crafter takes a stab at wooden swords. And a couple of prominent Maine crafts orgsstitch, weave, and forge a new future together.