The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.
Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.
… Bangor Commercial article on World's Fair contest The Bangor Commercial newspaper ran a contest in 1893, offering trips to the World's Fair…
Though sometimes contested, it is commonly believed that the artwork produced by these early painters is what drew the original rusticators to the…