Down East September 1980

September 1980

The table of contents from the September 1980 issue of Down East.



Cordelia Stanwood’s legacy provides a sanctuary for 100 species of migratory birds near Ellsworth. By Gloria Hutchinson.

A (Silver) Ghost Story

Maine auto buffs resurrect a classic Rolls-Royce. By Norwood Beveridge.

Making It In Maine

Four success stories from the Pine Tree State.

Shangri-La in Casco Bay

Edna St. Vincent Millay’s greatest prize: Ragged Island. By Caskie Stinnett.

Weir Fishing Makes a Comeback

Special color photographic essay by Stephen O. Muskie. By Hugh Williams.

The Manly Art of Self Defense

The question is, who got trimmed at the strawberry dance? By K.W. Carter.

When Silk Jostled Homespun

The Kennebunks celebrate fifty years of summer fun. By Joyce Butler.

‘Semper Paratus’

Maine’s Hopley Yeaton was always ready for heroic action. By Bill Prosser.


Room With A View

I have  just been struck by the majesty of a late summer morning, and echoes of the experience are still ricocheting around an empty corridor in my mind. By Caskie Stinnett.

Traveling Down East

The Windward Side of Labor Day

For the Record

The Henry Ford of Stencil Making

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

One Angler Who Enjoys Letting them Get Away

Down East Bookshelf

The Book That Came Alive by Gladys Hasty Carroll

I Remember

A Feud Down East

Cover: “Warren Village” (14″ x 23″), acrylic on pine breadboard, by Deborah Beckwith, of Warren. Ms. Beckwith exhibits her work at Schoolhouse Farm, a market garden and country store she operates with husband in Warren.