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.
The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona
Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.
Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe
Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten
How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-États
by Michael Parent
How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.
Growing up on a potato and dairy farm
by Paula Woodworth
Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.
Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox
Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater
A case of mistaken animal identity
by Judy Loeven
The time my neighbor's dog Tyson got away, or so I thought.
Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown
Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor
Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask
Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork
Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns
My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.