Down East November 1981

November 1981

The table of contents from the November 1981 issue of Down East.


Thar’s Copper in Them Thar Hills

After ten years of dogged search, a Maine geologist has struck a billion-dollar bonanza in the hills of Aroostook County. By Michael T. Kinnuicutt.

Down East Cookery: Apples

In autumn Maine’s orchards provide bounty for the bake oven. By Tracy Lord.

Amsburys Slept Here

A new owner traces the genealogy of an old house. By Paul G. Charbonneau.

Mr. Kennedy and the Pine Tree Hunting Club

L.L. Bean hired him, but no one was his boss. By John Gould.

Seas of Wrath

In color: The furious winter waters of Monhegan Island. Photographs by Richard Farrell.

All in a Night’s Work

Monhegan men answer a call of distress. By Alice True Larkin.

Annals of Maine Crime

A case of triple murder aboard the barkentine ‘Herbert Fuller.’ By Curt Norris.

The Late, Great Medal of Honor Caper

How an entire Maine regiment won the nation’s highest honor. By Christopher Hyde.

A Guide to Winter, 1982

A special section on winter sports activities in The Pine Tree State.


Room With A View

I have always had a low opinion of that time of day when the tide is dead low and all of the mud flats are exposed, but in truth it is at low tide that most of the secrets of the sea world are revealed. By Caskie Stinnett.

My Maine

Molly the Moose and Me

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Lead-Load Ban Partially Repealed

Down East Bookshelf

Sweetsir by Helen Yglesias

I Remember

Fresh Game for Breakfast

Cover: “Red Chair” (15″ x 22″), oil on canvas, by Naima Rauam. A resident of Green Lake, near Ellsworth, Ms. Rauam, frequently exhibits her wort at Massachusetts House in Lincolnville.