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Local history, Restaurants and Diners, Local Business, Hospitality, Hotels, Motels, Tourism, Airline Road, Acadian Culture, Acadian History, Franco-American Culture


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The magazine about the really important people of Maine. Summer Hotel. Acadians. Airline Road Tour. Lost Hunter. The big, old summer hotels are a dwindling breed. They cater to a lost elegance. But some people go without jacket and tie!


  • 3 Eating in Maine
  • 5 View From Pier Road
  • 8 Salt at Fifteen
  • 10 Outsiders in Friendship Bill and Debbie Michaud learn some lessons about being outsiders in Maine as they start a bed and breakfast inn in Friendship.
  • 12 Fifty Years a Bellman John Foster tells of a time when trained bellmen came from the South to work the summer season in Kennebunkport.
  • 16 The Grand Dame: Life at the Summer Hotel The big old summer hotels are a dwindling breed. We look at one: the Colony of Kennebunkport.
  • 28 On the Road with Jeff Herbst Jeff Herbst shows us the Airline Road, its people, tales, and landscape.
  • 29 The Airline A special photographic center section.
  • 46 Les Acadiens du Madawaska Three generations of the Hebert family reveal the continuity and change among the Acadiens of the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County.
  • 58 Lost Hunter! Part Two A lost hunter is found and now stories can be told about the Great North Woods.


SALT, Inc.


Kennebunkport, Maine



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