March 1994



In Search of the Classic Maine

The tiny villages of the Pemaquid peninsula, from Christmas Cove to New Harbor, seem untouched by the hurly-burly of the late twentieth century. By Tom Davis.

Ambling About Castine

A well-known world traveler introduces himself to this tidy coastal town and discovers a great Maine inn. By Caskie Stinnett.

The Many Moods of Moosehead

Tips for making the most out of a visit to this celebrated corner of the North Woods.

Afternoons in Elmore

Was  it the summer people who erased Elmore from the map, or was it just the twentieth century? By George Carey.

Mount Desert’s Island Flotilla

There’s a boat in the summer fleet to indulge every interest, from whale-watching to island-hopping. By Nan Lincoln.

‘Three Long Mountains and a Wood’

Camden Hills State Park is a little bit of the North Woods right in the heart of the mid-coast. By Sarah Scott.

Talk to the Animals

Or help  with chores, or curl up with a good book, or go berrying — it’s up to you when you’re the star boarder at a farm bed and breakfast. By Lisa Angowski Rogak.

What’s in a Picture?

A vintage photograph captures the pride of a singularly successful flycaster. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.

Lincolns, Lagondas, and Tin Lizzies

Glenn Gould’s magnificent obsession with antique automobiles is enshrined in the Wells Auto Museum for all to see. By Davis Thomas.



Room  With a View

On a day like this, the sky a robin’s-egg blue, the sea sparkling in the sunlight, the clouds high and fluffy, an aimless stroll around  the island quickly loses its aimlessness. By Caskie Stinnett.

The Talk of the St John Valley

Vive le Français!

The Maine Viewpoint

A Casino in Calais?

Down East Bookshelf

The Gardens & Flowers of Jordan Pond by Scott L. Hadley

Along the Waterfront

Hauling DiMillo’s

Dining Down East

Batchelder’s Tavern, Litchfield

 North by East

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

I Remember

Mrs. Blake’s Ring


Cover: The view to sea  from the tip of the Pemaquid peninsula. Photograph by Douglas Merriam.