My Maine Stories

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

Recent Stories

Peace in Maine
by Rebekah Tower

My story is about my family vacations to Maine when I was growing up.

Laura Richter - Educator
by MLTI - Stories of Impact

Laura Richter was a Middle School Educator in Skowhegan, Maine as the MLTI began in 2002.

Colin Sutch
by MLTI - Stories of Impact

Colin Sutch was an Education student at the University of Maine as MLTI began

"Mama sings 'get your hands up'": Maria's Diary June 2020
by Maria

Maria, 7 years old, records impressions of staying with her grandparents in Somesville in June 2020.

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine

The Equal Freedom to Marry
by Mary L Bonauto

Marriage Equality, Maine, and the U.S. Supreme Court

My family and Malaga Island
by Charmagne Tripp

The state of Maine evicted all residents of Malaga Island in 1912.

Waponahki Rematriation
by Sherri Mitchell Weh’na Ha’mu Kkwasset

Women's leadership in Wabanaki communities

Anti-immigrant violence
by Matthew Jude Barker

Prejudice in Maine against immigrants dates back to at least the mid-1700s

Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery

Where are the French?
by Rhea Côté Robbins

Franco-Americans in Maine

Cape Verde and the Doctrines of Discovery
by Lelia DeAndrade

My Cape Verde family's culture and history is tied to the Doctrines of Discovery