Down East March 1992

March 1992

The table of contents from the March 1992 issue of Down East.


Camden Harbor: The Greatest Show on Earth

Maine harbors come in all shapes and sizes. But for watching the colorful ebb and flow of summer boating, Camden is the place. Photographs by Kevin Shields.

We Take to the Woods

Introducing all manner of newcomers to Maine’s remaining wilderness is a full-time job for Maine guides Alexandra and Garrett Conover. By Robert Kimber.

Rubbernecker’s Guide to the Kennebunks

A graphic guide on how to approach south Maine’s number one tourist attraction: the Summer White House and its denizens. Illustration by Chris Van Dusen.

Unsung Pleasures of Mount Desert

To discover the magic of this magical isle, you need a pair of good hiking shoes and a friend who lives locally and is willing to share a few secrets. By Nan Lincoln.

The Squire of Hart’s Neck

When the author’s tycoon grandfather “retired” to his Maine coast summer compound, he found tennis and yachting less stimulating than running the local shipyard. By George Carey.

Strolling through Summer in Ogunquit

You don’t have to love walking to enjoy this old beach town — but it helps.

Whale Ho!

Up and down the coast, excursion boats ferry curious tourists out into the Gulf of Maine to eyeball whales — and vice versa.

No Place Like Home

Summers bring throngs of people to Boothbay Harbor to sample the salty village life that sailing couple Roger and Mary Duncan have made their own. By James P. Brown.


Room With a View

The computer nerds, those teen-age wizards who would rather hack into the Pentagon’s secrets than play basketball, are now known as “techno-weenies,” but whether this term is loaded with admiration or contempt I am not qualified to say. By Caskie Stinnett.

The Talk of Presque Isle

Maine’s Forgotten Tribe

The Maine Viewpoint

Good Riddance

Down East Bookshelf

Sea Kayaking along the New England Coast and The Maine Island Trail Guidebook

North by East

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

I Remember

The Night the Ceiling Fell

Cover: Backed by Mount Battie and Library Park, scenic Camden harbor is a mecca for sailors and sightseers — and the occasional pampered aquatic dog — all summer long. Photograph by Kevin Shields.