My Maine Stories

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

General Maine Stories

Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

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.

Growing up in Lewiston
by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.

Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.

A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.