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Strange Maine

Author : Michelle Souliere
ISBN : 9781614231714
Genre : History
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Maine is well known as a land of fresh air and clean water, as the home of L.L. Bean and as one of the most popular camping and outdoor recreation destinations in the country. But what lies behind this idyllic facade? Unmapped roads. Whispering rocks. Deadening fog. Ghost pirates. Lonely islands. THINGS in the woods. This is the great state of Maine, home of Stephen King, land of the Great Northern Woods and all the mystery that lies within their dark footprint. What better setting than this for tales of strange creatures, murderers, madmen and eccentric hermits? From the "Headless Halloween of 1940" to the mystery of who lies in the grave of V.P. Coolidge; from Bigfoot sightings to the "witch's grave" in a Portland cemetery, writer and illustrator Michelle Souliere brings to life these strange-but-true tales from the Pine Tree State.

Haunted Maine

Author : Charles A. Stansfield, Jr.
ISBN : 0811733734
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Tales of pirates, witches, and other amazing denizens of the state of Maine. A fun look at spooky legends and stories of the paranormal, including the guardian spirit of Portland Head Light, the preacher and the cats from Hell, the ghost of Marie Antoinette, the ghost who toasts independence, and the logger who befriended the Devil. Other titles in series: Haunted Connecticut Haunted Delaware Haunted Jersey Shore Haunted Massachusetts Haunted New Jersey Haunted New York Haunted Pennsylvania

Ufos Over Maine

Author : Nomar Slevik
ISBN : 0764346237
Genre : History
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Journey through the Pine Tree state to the very cusp of believability and the truly bizarre to find out about Maine's contemporary UFO and alien activity. Discover tales of alien abductions, UFO confrontations with the military, strange lights in the sky, and other startling encounters. Read over 20 stories and review over 300 sightings reported by Mainers between the years 2000 and 2013 of strange extraterrestrial encounters. Meet the Men in Black (MIB) as they threaten and frighten eyewitnesses. Visit the Allagash Wilderness Waterway where four men were abducted and transported to a UFO from their canoes. Feel the terror of a man who, after seeing a bright light in the skies of Starks, was struck by a red beam from an alien craft. Share the skies with two amateur pilots near Boothbay Harbor... and a UFO. The strangeness of Maine's Ufology will creep into your subconscious, but it will fascinate you as well.

Field Stream

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FIELD & STREAM, America’s largest outdoor sports magazine, celebrates the outdoor experience with great stories, compelling photography, and sound advice while honoring the traditions hunters and fishermen have passed down for generations.


Author : Christian P. Potholm
ISBN : 9780739170052
Genre : History
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Maine: An Annotated Bibliography is a look at the Maine Experience from its historical, political, social, and literary perspectives. It provides readers an overview of over four hundred books written about Maine, including the perspective which they provide. Topics such as "The Wild, Wild East," "Ethnicity Matters," "Women in Maine," and "Maine in the Civil War" stimulate the imagination and provide the most comprehensive synopsis of writing about Maine available.

Maine S Museums Art Oddities Artifacts

Author : Janet Mendelsohn
ISBN : 9781581578799
Genre : Travel
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Distinctly Maine: Active Shakers, ice harvesting, a museum on wheels, and more! The first book devoted solely to the diverse and often unexpected museums in the Pine Tree State, Maine’s Museums: Art, Oddities & Artifacts showcases a broad range of art, history, maritime, children’s, and unusual museums. With world-class collections of fine art by past and contemporary masters as well as the true stories of people and industries that helped shape the state and the nation, Maine’s museums invite visitors to indulge their curiosities and passions to learn about lighthouses, whales, antique cars, seashore trolleys, sardine canning, and folk art. They open our eyes to how Native Americans, shipbuilders, fishermen, lumbermen, Civil War soldiers, artists, and immigrants all had a hand in developing the state. They inspire children to discover the world and they reopen more than one Victorian-era cabinet of curiosities. Whether you want to see great works of art or truly unique collections—from umbrella covers to strange creatures—you’ll find it in Maine and you’ll find it in Maine’s Museums.

Record Of Proceedings At The Annual Re Union

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ISBN : UOM:39015070224640
Genre : United States
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Record Of Proceedings At The 3d 11th Annual Reunion 1874 82

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ISBN : COLUMBIA:0036706833
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Re Told Tales Of The Hills And Shores Of Maine

Author : Henrietta Gould Rowe
ISBN : UCAL:B3327195
Genre : Maine
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White Pine And Blue Water

Author : Henry Beston
ISBN : 9781466844261
Genre : Literary Collections
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Here is a volume that is true Maine--as eloquent of "downeast" as a bough of fir balsam, as the thunder of a wave of a rocky shore, as the lonely splendor of the northern lights in the sky behind Katahdin. In WHITE PINE AND BLUE WATER has been collected the best of three centuries of fact and fiction written about the wonderful country that is Maine. The recorded history of this northern land starts in the troubled era when the French and English battled each other and the Indians for sovereignty, told here in the words of early travelers, missionaries, soldiers. Then came the bloody days of revolution when Benedict Arnold marched on Quebec. The volume records the strange tale of two forgotten heroines, Maine women who accompanied their husbands on the trek through the Maine wilderness. As America grew, prosperity came to Maine through her ports. Her seafaring days are described by such authors as Rachael Field and Edwin Arlington Robinson, while 19th century men and women--Longfellow, Henry Thoreau, Harriet Beecher Stowe and James Russell Lowell among others--relate their own experiences in the Maine of that era. The inland Maine of tall trees and great rivers comes to life in the words of writers such as Stewart Holbrook and Ben Ames Williams. In telling of the Maine of living memory Robert P. Tristram Coffin describes the ice trade on the Kennebec and Sarah Orne Jewett writes of an old seacoast mansion. F. Marion Crawford notes the entrance of the summer visitor at Bar Harbor in the eighteen nineties. The farmlands and farmers of Maine command the attention of Elizabeth Coatsworth, Gladys Hastings Carroll and E. B. White, while Ruth Moore tells of Maine fishermen and Louise Dickinson Rich describes that imposing man, the Maine guide. Henry Beston is a student of things American, a distinguished naturalist, and a Maine farmer. In preparing this volume he has been able to draw on a knowledge both of Maine literature and of the land itself. His wife is Elizabeth Coatsworth, the poet. Mr. Beston has written a number of books, including NORTHERN FARM, which state-of-Mainers put at the top of their own list.

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