This photograph was taken July 29, 1983 at Scott Nearing's Harborside farm home.
Nearing and his wife, Helen, were noted for their books on ecology, including, Living the Good Life: How to Live Simply and Sanely in a Troubled World.
Nearing died August 24, 1983. He was 100.
Gene Willman, the photographer, worked for the Kennebec Journal. The cut line reads: "esw/Gene Willman.
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