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Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society
Date: circa 1940
Media: Photograph, print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.
From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.