My Maine Stories

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

Recent Stories

Added May 19, 2022

A Florida Flatlander Finds Adventure in Maine (An Excerpt)
by Steve Hood

Humorous reminisces of former adventures in Maine from a Florida retiree

Added April 25, 2022

My career as a wildlife biologist
by Ron Joseph

Rural Maine provided the foundation of a rewarding career as a wildlife biologist.

Added April 24, 2022

Josiah Parsons Home Westport Island Maine
by Deborah G. Greenleaf

Westport Island historical information

Added April 24, 2022

Saturday Evening Dances at the Westport Town Hall
by Deborah G. Greenleaf

Fond Memories of Westport Island

Added March 15, 2022

Quinton "Skip" Wilson: different aspects of "standing out"
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Recollections of life as Biddeford's only student of color during the 1960-70s

Added March 15, 2022

Rachel Tourigny: Richness of growing up in a big, "poor" family
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A most vivid and heartwarming account of life during a simpler time

Added March 15, 2022

Charles "Chuck" Tsomides: devoted to family and local sports
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A life influenced by Greek ancestry, love of music and appreciation for local community sports

Added March 14, 2022

Ted Truman (Throumoulos): A treasure trove of stories
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A son of Greek immigrants’ insight into his entrepreneurial family, culture and life experiences

Added March 14, 2022

Cantor Beth & Dr David Strassler: personal insights on their lif
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The journey of a couple devoted to each other, their family, their community and their religion

Added March 14, 2022

Elizabeth Mantis Spiliopoulos: passion for life & Greek heritage
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A spunky 99-year-old shares her crystal-clear recollections of all the changes in her lifetime

Added March 14, 2022

Norman Sevigny: history of a neighborhood grocery store
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Growing up in a Franco-American community and working in the family business, Sevigny’s Market

Added March 3, 2022

Michael Reilly: preserving an iconic family business
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The story behind Reilly's Bakery, at the heart of Biddeford’s Main Street for 100+ years