Down East June 1976

June 1976

The table of contents from the June 1976 issue of Down East.


Exploring the Natural World of Appledore Island

By Dava Sobel.

Wild Grows the Lupine

By Joseph Hudak.

The OId Port Exchange

By Lois Lowry.

Rufus M. Jones — Maine Quaker Mystic

By Gloria Hutchinson.

Alder Stream

By Arnold Hooper.


By Walter M. Macdougall.

Captain Ed Ames and the Sidewheeler “Pennesseewassee”

By Harry Packard.

Quoddy Power

By Art Grinnell.

Schoodic — Color Photos

Is it Goodbye to the Wooden Lobster Trap?

By Craig Blouin.


Room With A View

By Kay Fessenden.

Calendar of Summer Events

Letters to the Editor

North by East

The Down East Enterprise

Down East Bookshelf

Outdoor Maine

By Gene Letourneau.


By Doc Rockwell.

Cover: “Castine Lighthouse” (16″ x 20″), oil on panel by Michael R. Dewitt of Bangor. Primarily a landscape artist who refuses to romanticize nature, he says his paintings “reflect experiences of a specific time, place and atmosphere. They are sketches of moments.”