Down East October 1982

October 1982

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


At Home In Alfred, Maine

A surge of recent growth has not destroyed the traditional character of this York County hamlet. By Edgar Allen Beem.

Maine’s Little-Known ‘Immortal’

Famed author Marguerite Yourcenar lives quietly on Mt. Desert. By Jordon Pecile.

Merrymeeting Bay

A caprice of nature, it remains a special haven for man and fowl. By John N. Cole.

The Magical World of Gulf Hagas

Maine’s “Little Grand Canyon” is well worth the hike. By Robert Deis.

Down East Cookery: Consider the Potato

The “King of Aroostook” affords a variety of culinary uses. By Tracy Lord.

‘We hitched well . . . from the first’

Teddy Roosevelt shared adventures aplenty with two Maine woodsmen. By Michael T. Kinnicutt.

Maine — A Guide to Winter 1982/83

A special pull-out section on winter sports activity in the Pine Tee State.


Room With A View

The threat of the apocalypse is always within easy reach of my neighbor. He looks forward to doomsday with relish. By Caskie Stinnett.

My Maine

The Day I Didn’t Steal the Bible

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Officials Differ on Deer-Herd Status

Down East Bookshelf

The Cooking School Murders by Virginia Rich

I Remember

A Rough Crossing on Casco Bay

Cover: “On an Inland Road” (7″ x 11″), casein on panel, by Peter Rolfe. Mr. Rolfe maintains a gallery for display of his work on Main Street in Wiscasset which is open daily during the summer and by appointment the rest of the year.