Down East September 1992

September 1992

The table of contents from the September 1992 issue of Down East.


An Old-Fashioned Summertime

A historic Maine house is the setting for one family’s magical summers. By Ellen MacDonald Ward. Photographs by Brian Vanden Brink.

Tale of Two Eras

A stunning exhibition covering forty years of Maine painting, 1952-1992, is studded with big names, big talents, and big paintings. By Beth Crichlow.

Break of Day

At Richardson Lake in the Rangeleys, only one moment of the day offers utter tranquility, and photographer Alden Pellett was there to capture it.

Doing Well by Doing Good

Kennebunk toothpaste tycoon Tom Chappell insists the key to his company’s success is a social consciousness bred of the 1960s. By John Lovell.

Sequestered Labor of Love

Gothic architecture and exquisite stenciling applied by the architect himself distinguish St. Andrew’s Church, tucked away on a quiet street in Newcastle.

A Visit to Eastern Egg Rock

A barren, access-restricted islet in Muscongus Bay is safe haven for breeding pairs of rare birds, including terns, guillemots, and puffins.

The Only Game in Town

As owner of the sole taxi in a resort town of 40,000 and proprietor of an unlikely local landmark called Brewster’s Micro Mall, outspoken Ogunquit native Jim Brewster has seen it all. By W.D. Cutlip.

Giving Life a Shake

For Rockport yacht designer Henry Scheel, the project that excites him most is the next one. By James P. Brown.


Room With A View

My calendar, ever since childhood, has contained thirteen months. There is January, February, March, and so forth, but somewhere in the course of the year is a month called Limbo possessing no special significance whatever. By Caskie Stinnett.

The Talk of the Coast

Clam Alert

The Maine Viewpoint

Farewell to Senter’s

Cooking Down East

Bartletts, Boscs, and Spartletts

Along the Waterfront

When Hurricanes Threaten

Down East Bookshelf

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

North by East

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

I Remember

Submerging at Bar Harbor

Cover: A shorefront estate is the perfect place  for a grandmother to introduce her grandchildren to the pleasures of an old-fashioned Maine summer. Photograph by Brian Vanden Brink.