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Geographical Extremes in the U.S.  50-State Extremes  (including Alaska and Hawaii) アラスカ州を含むアメリカ合衆国本土とハワイ州
Most eastern point: West Quoddy Head, Maine


Portland  l  Lewiston  |  Bangor  |  West Scarborough  |  Sanford  | 
Augusta  (Capital)
For more info on
Largest Cities in Maine

Famous People Born in Maine

born February 27, 1807    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Author, Poet -
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Wikipedia  February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882, an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, and was one of the five Fireside Poets.
The life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - YouTube
The Song of Hiawatha - Wikipedia
Minnehaha Park (Minneapolis) - Wikipedia  Minnesota
Minnehaha Falls , Minnesota, waterfall. красивый парк в Америке , водопад миннехаха - YouTube
The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - FULL Audio Book - YouTube
The Song Of Hiawatha - YouTube

Frozen Minnehaha Falls photo

born 1832    Henry Plummer
Henry Plummer is elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana - May 24, 1863 -
The Hanging of Henry Plummer - YouTube
Stories of the Century HENRY PLUMMER complete show - YouTube
Henry Plummer - Wikipedia
 1832–1864, a prospector, lawman, and outlaw in the American West in the 1850s and 1860s, who was known to have killed several men, some in what was considered self-defense.
Maine  |  Montana

Outlaws  |  Wild West  (Old West)

born February 1, 1894    John Ford  John Ford
John Ford - IMDb

Spielberg-Grazer-Howard - John Ford - YouTube
John Ford - Interview - YouTube

John Ford - Top 30 Highest Rated Movies - YouTube
My Top 10 John Ford Westerns - YouTube

John Ford - Wikipedia  February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973, an American film director. He is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as the film The Grapes of Wrath (1940). His four Academy Awards for Best Director (in 1935, 1940, 1941, and 1952) remain a record. One of the films for which he won the award, How Green Was My Valley, also won Best Picture.  

born August 22, 1935    Annie Proulx
Pulitzer Prize-winning author E. Annie Proulx is born - Aug 22, 1935 -
Annie Proulx - IMDb
The Shipping News, by Annie Proulx, wins the National Book Award - Nov 17, 1993 -
The Shipping News - Trailer - YouTube
The Shipping News (2001) - IMDb
Brokeback Mountain (2005) - IMDb
Annie Proulx on 'Brokeback Mountain' - YouTube
Annie Proulx - Wikipedia 
born August 22, 1935, an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. 
Connecticut  |  Maine  |  Vermont

born September 21, 1947    Stephen King
Stephen King Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story -    Author,
Horror and Fantasy
Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations - YouTube
A Rare Interview with Master Storyteller Stephen King   (video, Parade Magazine, Pioneer Press)
Stephen King - IMDb
The Shawshank Redemption - Trailer - (1994) - HQ - YouTube
The Shawshank Redemption: Choice Words - YouTube
The Meaning of the Shawshank Redemption - Logos Made Flesh - YouTube
Hidden Meaning in The Shawshank Redemption – Earthling Cinema - YouTube
Carrie (2013) prom scene - YouTube
Stephen King - Wikipedia 
born September 21, 1947, an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television shows, and comic books. King has published 54 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and six non-fiction books. He has written nearly 200 short stories, most of which have been collected in book collections. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine. His novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption was the basis for the movie The Shawshank Redemption which is widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time. ...
Writing Tips From Stephen King - YouTube
IT CHAPTER TWO - Final Trailer [HD] - YouTube
IT CHAPTER TWO - Official Teaser Trailer [HD] - YouTube
It: Chapter Two (2019) - IMDb
IT Chapter 2 Box Office Lands Second Highest Horror Opening Ever -Film  slash film, Sept. 9, 2019
Small-town Ontario community featured in ‘It Chapter Two’ |  Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
It Chapter 2 Soundtrack  27 Years Later | IT Chapter Two OST - YouTube ...
Pennywise Time To Float - Refrigerator Scene (it 2017) - YouTube
Stephen King’s Pennywise is back – and clowns aren’t happy about It | The Guardian  Sept. 6, 2017
More Best of IT (1990) - YouTube
It (novel) - Wikipedia
Evil clown - Wikipedia
Can You Visit The Real Derry From IT Chapter Two?  Refinery 29, Sept. 2019
Stephen King - IMDb  September 21, 1947, Maine


Things to Do in ME  |  Maine Attractions  


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7359 141005  America's Weirdest Fall Festivals - MiniTime, contributed: Katrina Brown Hunt, 10/01/2014  Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Idaho; Fire Ant Festival, Texas; Wife Carrying Championship, Maine; Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Parade, Colorado; Coarsegold Tarantula Awareness Festival, California
States & D.C. 

* Acadia National Park (Photos & Multimedia), Maine  For more info, visit < > and < >
2547 130713  Snag the first sunbeam of a new day at Acadia National Park -
Acadia National Park, Maine - YouTube  |  Bar Harbor, Maine Acadia National Park - YouTube  |  Acadia National Park - YouTube  |  Acadia National Park Fall Colors - YouTube

7256 140924  Aurora over Maine  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 17, 2014, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA.
Aurora and Volcanic Light Pillar  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  September 23, 2014, Iceland, early this month

7199 140917  ‘Four Seasons of Travel’: Best places to experience the seasons  SFGate, Laurie I, 10/08/????: FALL | Adirondack Park’s High Peaks region, New York; FALL | Acadia National Park, Maine;  WINTER | Lapland, Sweden; SPRING | Nashville, Tennessee; SPRING | Kiev, Ukraine; SPRING | Craters of the Moon, Idaho; SUMMER | Traverse City, Michigan; SUMMER | Alaska - Bears; SUMMER | Upper Sardine Lake, Tahoe National Forest, California
Honky-tonk - Wikipedia  |  Broadway (Nashville, Tennessee) - Wikipedia   includes Lower Broadway   
States & D.C.
Four Seasons of Travel - National Geographic Store

6637 140712  The best American cities for foodies - Restaurants and Trends -Food-Drink-MSN Living  Conde Nast Traveler
1. New York City, NY, 2. Napa, CA, 3. San Francisco, CA, 4. Charleston, SC, 5. New Orleans, LA, 6. Chicago, IL, 7. Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, 8. Santa Fe, NM, 9. Healdsburg, CA, 10. Boston, MA, 11. Aspen, CO, 12. Las Vegas, NV, 13. Seattle, WA, 14. Newport, RI, 15. Savannah, GA, 16. Austin, TX, 17. Naples, FL, 18. Telluride, CO, 19. (tie) Portland, ME, 19. (tie) San Diego, CA

State Info  |  50 States & DC  |  Eat

7044 140828  August 28, 2014  From Audubon - Bird Alert  "We expect the three osprey kids, Poole, Pan and Pia, to begin their migration to South America this week... "
Osprey - Bird Cams - explore  Bremen, Maine    Audubon

6996 140822  Osprey - Bird Cams - explore  Bremen, ME  "The three young ospreys and their parents will migrate soon."
Rob Bierregaard Migration Chat - Bird Cams - explore

6899 140809  All the baby ospreys, Poole, Pan & Pia, have fledged. Rachel and Steve are the proud parents of the three kids. The three fledglings and the parents sometimes come back to the nest. 
Meet Poole, Pan & Pia the Baby Osprey - Bites @ Animal Planet  (Discovery, Milaena Hamilton, 06/30/2014)  Note: Use Google Chrome to watch the video if Google doesn't work
Rob Bierregaard Live Chat 6-16-14 - Bird Cams  explore  Note: Use Google Chrome to watch the video if Google doesn't work

6881 140807  Pia's Off! - YouTube  posted by Arlene Beech  Info Resources: Osprey - Bird Cams - explore  Bremen, ME (Maine)
Pia fledges while her mom is watching her.
This morning the last baby osprey, Pia has fledge! Last night Pia slept on the top of the wooden stick for the first time if we're not mistaken, and we expected her to fledge this morning. But we missed her first flight. Arlene, thanks for posting the video of Pia's first flight.
Osprey photos
6812 140801  Osprey - Bird Cams - explore  Bremen, ME (Maine)  The two osprey kids have fledged. Early morning yesterday we saw the three kids with their mom in the nest. We didn't see the very first flights of the two fledglings. We think the last one of the three kids will follow suit soon. Anyways, it's so cool that the two kids were able to fledge. Now the fledglings will have to master fishing skills. Note: "Janet, Thanks for info on the fledglings."
BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Pandion haliaetus, osprey INFORMATION
Osprey, Life History, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Osprey - Wikipedia
6711 140721  Osprey - Bird Cams - explore  Bremen, ME  (Info from Janet)

9271 150521  10 Food Festivals You Should Add to Your Bucket List  MSN food & drink
Spain (2), USA (2: Hawaii, Maine), India, Mexico, France, Italy, Australia, Singapore
Batalla del Vino (Haro, Spain), Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (Kona, Hawaii), La Tomatina (Buńol, Spain),
Maine Lobster Festival (Rockland, Maine)
, Mango Festival (New Delhi), Night of the Radishes (Oaxaca, Mexico),
Super Barquette (Paris)
, Truffle Festival (Alba, Italy), Tunarama Festival (Port Lincoln, Australia),
World Gourmet Summit (Singapore)

Festivals and Events | The Daily Meal
Bucket List
Eat  |  Event Food
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16221  200219  Want to Live to 100? Living in One of These 8 U.S. Cities Will Help! — Healthy Cities  Parade, Jan. 10, 2020 
5 Ways You Can Improve Your Health Wherever You Live — Long Life Tips  Parade, Jan. 10, 2020
USA  | South California Beach Cities, California, Breckenridge, Colorado, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Naples, Florida, Portland, Maine, Charleston, South Carolina, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

* Info Source:
Cathy Clauson: “Taking Sides – Acadia National Park in Maine gives tourists two choices: Quietside and Splashyside” Travel Section,
St. Paul Pioneer Press, September 5, 2010


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