George MacArthur holds a place among the legendary guides of Grand Lake Stream. As with all great guides, he was known for his story-telling, singing, and poetry as well as his skills in the woods and on the water. Grand Lake Stream is a small town surrounded by the wilderness of Washington County. Nestled among many beautiful hills and lakes, including West Grand Lake and Big Lake, the town is known for its excellent hunting and fishing. The town is also home to the most highly concentrated population of Registered Maine Guides in the state.
Grand Lake Stream, Registered Maine Guides, storyteller, singer, poetry, woods, Washington County
Folklore | Oral History
MacArthur, George, "George MacArthur" (2012). Maine Song and Story Sampler Artists. 14.
Grand Lake Stream, ME
“The Wabassus Cannonball” collected by Ralph Rinzler.