Down East September 2014

September 2014

The table of contents from the September 2014 issue of Down East.



A Simple Life

It’s Maine’s most neighborly country town: Searsmont retains a touch of timelessness, even as the world around it changes

What’s in a Name?

You can tell a lot about a lobsterman by the name on his or her boat.

A Fiber Renaissance

Out of the small farm revival and the rising demand for handmade goods comes a new future for Maine’s textiles.

Lighthouse Day Trips

A lighthouse visit is the quintessential coastal Maine excursion. We tell you where to find our faves and how to see them like never before.


Where in Maine?

Can you identify this lock-laden landmark?

Editor’s Note

September weekend to remember

Letters to the Editor

What You Said

Your Maine

What is your favorite lighthouse to visit?

What’s in a Picture

The Ill-fated Flight of Old Glory

Q + A

Turtle Powah

Other Views

Commentary from around Maine

Talk of Maine

A Crying Shame: Child Abuse in Maine

My Maine

An Overnight Meditation


The Sun Trap

Making It in Maine

Yale Cordage Knows the Ropes

Room With a View

Socks Worth Mending


What to Do in Maine This Month

September Calendar

Go Here. Do this. See that.

From Our Archives: September 1957

A look back at Down East fifty-seven years ago.