Down East October 1976

October 1976

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


Mother of Famous Men

By Mariorie Spiller Neagle.

Date with Trundy’s Reef

By John Paul Heffernan.

Wendell Gilley — Bird Carver

By John H. Buchanan.

The Octagonal

By Patrick W. Grace.

An Old Scottish Breed in Rockport

By Anne Weber.

Island Schoolteacher

By John Simpson Hooper.

America’s First Breechloader

By Walter M. Macdougall.

By Touring Car to Turkey

By Patricia R. Crossman.

Maine Bygones

Photos by G. Lewis Johnson.

Building a Waterwheel

By Peggy Stevens Becksvoort.


Room With A View

By John A. Gould.

Letters to the Editor

North by East

The Down East Enterprise

Down East Bookshelf

I Remember

By Hale G. Joy.

Outdoor Maine

By Gene Letourneau.


By Doc Rockwell.

Cover: “October in Belfast” (23″ x 33″), oil on hardboard by William E. Baldwin of Swanville. A meticulous artist noted for exacting detail, Mr. Baldwin produces only about twelve paintings a year. His work is on display at the Massachusetts House Gallery in Lincolnville.