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ME, AUTUMN LEAFS – A Photo Essay

WHAT WE SAW: One thing on Mac’s Bucket List was to see the leafs change color in Maine. But he could not go this trip. So this picture essay of Maine in October is for you, Mac. I know it’s leaves. But why confuse it with an essay about winter coming? And
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ME, BRYANT POND – World’s Largest Telephone

WHAT WE SAW: This is a monument by Gil Whitman to two sisters, Barbara and Elden Hathaway, who ran the local telephone system from their home for 30 years, 1951 to 1981. HOW TO GET THERE Take I-95 to Exit 63 (US-202)Gray/Windham, turn right to US-202 go ¼ mile, turn right onto
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ME, FORT KENT – The North End of US Hwy 1

US Hwy 1 is America’s first Interstate, or Intercolony. It ran from Augusta ME to Augusta GA. It connected the then capital cities of the 13 colonies. It was a post road (as in Post Office) that carried the mail. The rapid communication and exchange of ideas that it allowed between colonies is
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ME, QUODDY HEAD – The First Sunbeam of the Day

WHAT WE SAW: Quoddy Head is the easternmost point of the continental United States. Seeing the first sunrise is on my Bucket List. And when we got there, I decided to capture one of those first sunbeams. Quoddy Head is the first to see sunrise at this time of the year. In
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ME, the boat ladies

WHAT WE SAW: We have no idea how long these Down East ladies have been holding this boat. But when was the last time A-line was in style? The very tall lady on the right, who appears to be the leader, has a scarf hem and a turban, very chic. The tall
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ME, YARMOUTH – Maine’s Largest Truck Collection

WHAT WE SAW: The Bickford Collection has an impressive and eclectic assemblage of old trucks, farming equipment, emergency vehicles and construction equipment. They have one vehicle that has caterpillar tracks on wooden spoke wheels! HOW TO GET THERE Take I-295 southbound to Exit 17, merge onto US-1, drive 1 mile, turn right
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ME, YARMOUTH – World’s Largest World Globe

EARTHA is awesome! It’s 41 FEET in diameter! It’s the world’s largest globe of the earth. And it rotates once a day. It shows the physical features of the land as visible in cloud-free daylight satellite photos and sea bottom features from other sources. It is so big you can see the
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