My Maine Stories

Everyone has a story... What's yours?

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.

Recent Stories

A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake

Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.

How Far is Deep Enough?
by Molly M.

Wading into Casco Bay after a hot and prickly afternoon on an island off Portland.

Surfing in Maine
by Emma G.

Emma, a student of documentary film making, talks about surfing at Scarborough Beach

A Smart Horse
by Lynn Peasley Sanborn

The horse brings the hay home while the boys are swimming.

Coaching in Maine and how to become a good coach
by University of New England

Dr. John Winkin speaks at sports medicine lecture, introduced by Dr. Doug Brown

This Girl Loves Seaweed
by Marianne

Marianne played with seaweed as a child now she collects photos of others with seaweed.

How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together

The gift of a necklace
by Parivash Rohani

When I was born my grandmother gave me a part of a Baha’i prayer for protection.

Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall

As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.

From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

The Joys of Kayaking - Pam's Story
by Pam Ferris-Olson

Pam has kayaked in many special places but her fondest memories are being made on Casco Bay