Down East May 1976

May 1976

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


Last Big Log Drive Down the Kennebec

By Dava Sobel.

Spring Mountain Climbing in Western Maine

By John Gibson.

The William Pepperrell Mansion

By Neil Rolde.

Camera Eye of Minnie Libby

The House the Fields Built

By Anne W. Hammond.

Penobscot Quilt

The Cribstone Bridge

By Ruth Rollins.

Spring Comes to Maine — Color Photos

Whatever Became of Ruth Ames?

By Walter M. Macdougall.


Room with a View

By Daphne W. Merrill.

Preview of Coming Events

North by East

The Down East Enterprise

Down East Bookshelf

Outdoor Maine

By Gene Letourneau.


By Doc Rockwell.

Cover: “Little Christmas Cove” (20″ x 16″), oil on hardboard, by William Eugene Baldwin of Swanville. A meticulous artist noted for exacting detail, Mr. Baldwin produces only about twelve paintings per year. In 1975 he won first place in the Farnsworth Museum open show for Maine artists. His work is on display at the Massachusetts House Gallery in Lincolnville and Camden.