Mabel Worcester lived in the Hanover, ME area for her entire life. She knew many old songs from the woods tradition, which she learned from her father. Her father had worked in the woods around Rumford as cook for several years in the late-nineteenth century.
Hanover, Maine, woods, cook, Frank Worcester, “The Banks of Newfoundland, ” "Young Florilla"
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Worcester, Mabel, "Mabel Worcester" (2012). Maine Song and Story Sampler Artists. 29.