Down East June 1982

June 1982

The table of contents from the June 1982 issue of Down East.


The Mighty Kennebec

The ‘best-dammed river in the state’ is a waterway of superlatives. By Jay Sperling.

When Bates Grads Get Together

At commencement, alumni find an active president firmly in charge. By John N. Cole.

One Sews, the Other Doesn’t

But, together, Duncan Slade and Gayle Fraas make beautiful art. By Edgar Allen Beem.

Mt. Desert’s Granite Heritage

The stoneworks of Acadia stand as a monument to native artisans. By Victor J. Layton.

Ports of Call

Pictorial highlights from the cruise of the Amistad, way down east. Photographs by Jeffrey Mark Dunn.

Learning to Wait

The Retir’d Gardener gives a lesson in fishing. By Richard B. Davidson.

To England in a Salad Bowl

An ex-truck driver challenges the Atlantic in a nine-foot sailboat. By David Silverbrand.

Making It In Maine

Three more success stories from the Pine Tree State.

When the Camera Was Young

Rare old photographs show how Mainers earned their keep.

Guide to Maine Dining 1982

A special, pull-out Down East guide to Maine restaurants.


Room With A View

Four years ago I was mugged in New York’s Central Park by a blue jay, and, when one appeared on my island recently, I gave it a chilly reception. By Caskie Stinnett.

Down East Cookstove:

A Pox on the Cuisinart!

Maine Wildlife

The Perplexing Opossum

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Local Angler Shares fishing Tips

Down East Bookshelf

Poems and Sketches of E.B. White by E.B. White

I Remember

Waiting on the Summer Complaints

Cover: “Monhegan Fish House” (28″ x 38″), oil on canvas by John Bartok, a forty-four-year-old artist whose work is exhibited at his own gallery in Ogunquit.