Publication Date

Winter 1-1-1983






Local history, Pinkham's Hall, Island Communities, Documentary Studies, Storytelling, Oral History, Folklore, Public Clocks, Architecture, Cultural Traditions, Penobscot Nation, Maine Indigenous People


Human Ecology | Social and Cultural Anthropology | Sociology of Culture | Work, Economy and Organizations



  • 5 On Being Ten Salt celebrates its 10th anniversary and looks forward to the next ten years.
  • 6 Salt’s New Home A new piece of history is now being lived in Pinkham’s Hall in Cape Porpoise, Maine, as Salt finds a new home.
  • 8 Gems of Cape Porpoise The islands off Cape Porpoise, Maine, have retained their gemlike beauty as villagers save them, one by one.
  • 14 No Human Trace Jessica Jenkins learns to leave an island just as she found it, without human trace.
  • 15 Semester in Maine Salt launches a new Semester in Maine program for college credit developed by a panel of noted social scientists and humanists.
  • 16 Going Forward With Alberta “Ya can’t be backward about gain’ forward,” says 97-year-old Alberta Redmond of Cape Porpoise, Maine. Salt follows her around for a day and comes back tired.
  • 24 Tower Clocks of the Kennebunks The sounding bells and soaring clockfaces of Maine’s tower clocks are part of a still living tradition of public clocks.
  • 30 In Search of the 20th Century Penobscot Three generations of Penobscot Indians search through their experiences to define what it means to be a Penobscot living in today’s world.
  • 36 The Elders Clarence Francis, Violet Francis, and Madasa Sapiel.
  • 50 The Middle Generation Jim Sappier, Bobcat Glossian, and Governor Tim Love
  • 65 The Younger Generation Carol Dana and Junior Pehrson


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Kennebunkport, Maine

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