Welcome to My Maine Stories, a participatory storytelling forum that provides an online space for sharing your recollections about Maine. Stories could include your experiences in Maine, memories of your family, ancestors, or town; your work life, or impacts a historical event in Maine had on you.
How it works
You can type your story, make a video, record audio, and upload photographs on the Tell My Story page. After a quick review, we'll post it online.
Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano
Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.
My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore
The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports
The tradition of lobstering
by Sadie Samuels
I learned to fish from my Dad and will lobster the rest of my life
Working at International Paper and being part of the community
by Gary Desjardens
Working for International Paper and volunteering for the Special Olympics of America
Moving from Washington to Maine with the Navy
by Tom Jarvis
Maine's forests, mill history, and volunteer work keep me here
I'm fortunate to live in Livermore Falls
by Kenny Jacques
I've seen a lot of changes in Livermore Falls, and hope we will reinvent again soon.
I worked for International Paper for 40 years
by Peter Crosson
I was never bored working in instrumentation at International Paper
Participating in the 2017 Women’s March on Washington
by Sarah Gaba
Participating in the Women's March in Washington, D.C., 2017
I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally
Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017
Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama
Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner