A young writer travels to Maine to tell the unusual story of America's longest-running camp devoted to mysticism and the world beyond. They believed they would live forever.
A moving chronicle of who belongs in America.
A young writer travels to Maine to tell the unusual story of America’s longest-running camp devoted to mysticism and the world beyond.
In 1964 three cousins tapped three thousand sugar maples deep in the Maine woods. They called themselves Jackson Mountain Maple Farm. Boiling Off is the story of making Maine maple syrup commercially in Temple, Maine, for fifty-some years, and how a thirty-year technology revolution beginning in the 1980s changed the face of Maine sugaring forever.
Maine Acadia National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the United States. It is an adventure seeker's paradise. Hiking, climbing, snowshoeing, back-country skiing, and ice-climbing are among the activities pursued there; as well as the less extreme sight seeing along the Park Road and Atlantic coast.
Travel just a few miles beyond Acadia National Park and you will find a little known and seldom visited patchwork of quaint fishing villages, rocky coastlines, wild blueberry fields, and vast stretches of forestland reaching all the way to the Canadian border, a hundred miles away.
Mount Desert Island has attracted scoundrels and scandals for more than 100 years. Steady as the tide, every summer brings a rush of summer residents from eastern cities to the island and nothing thrilled them so much as a good scandal. In its heyday, Mount Desert was a wild oasis where the summercators could carry on in comparative privacy.
Maine has a collection of unique characters and tales that has helped to shape its identity. Uncover the state�s hidden gems with stories like the Midas Scam in Lubec, which left investors with little but salt water to show for their investment. Meet the Artist Who Played Robin Hood, the Hermit of North Pond and the Mysterious Billy Smith.
The shocking but true story behind the film and bestselling novel, The Weight of Water
The cold-blooded ax murder of two innocent Norwegian women at their island home off the Maine and New Hampshire coast has gripped the region since 1873, beguiling tourists, inspiring artists, and fueling conspiracy theorists.
The killer, a handsome Prussian fisherman down on his luc
Mount Katahdin, in Baxter State Park, is Maine's highest mountain. It is also the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Tucked away in the remote North Woods, it is an adventure seeker's paradise.