Down East November 1982

November 1982

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


N.C. Wyeth’s Maine Legacy

A summer resident of Port Clyde for twenty-five years, he celebrated on canvas Maine’s “deep note of mournful joy.” By Christopher Hyde.

From Setting Pole to Snowmobile

The Maine Warden Service pursues its mission into a second century. By Leonard W. Hutchins, Jr.

Making It In Maine

Three more success stories from the Pine Tree State.

Down East Cookery: Deer Meat

A challenge in the field, the white-tailed deer is superb at table. By Tracy Lord.

Going Back to the Source

A native son finds that Nature has supplanted his boyhood home. By K.W. Carter.

Saltbox with Spice

Tradition and innovation combine in a one-of-a-kind house. By Jane Lamb.

Maine’s Trailblazing Black Bishop

Son of a slave woman, James Augustine Healy forged his identity through faith rather than race. By Gloria Hutchinson.


Room With A View

The whole long winter will creep by before I can lie like this in the sun again, and I want to store away the sensation of warmth and peace. By Caskie Stinnett.

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Hunting Season Regulations Stir Debate

Down East Bookshelf

Sir William Pepperrell of Colonial New England by Neil Rolde

I Remember

Mother’s Home Remedies

Cover: “Dark Harbor Fisherman” (35″ x 38″), tempera on panel, by N.C. Wyeth. Patriarch of a famous artistic family, N.C. was a longtime summer resident of midcoast Maine, where he painted a memorable body of landscapes and seascapes.