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Last Updated Sunday 22 July 2001

Welcome! This collection of Maine sites is designed to help you find out, first hand, why this corner of the world is called "Vacationland" ~and~ why those of us who live here also know there's a lot more to it!
[Note: Plans are afoot to break these alphabetical listings apart and group them into categories;
please bear with me 'til the time presents itself!
Meanwhile, your Browser's "find" function can help you locate what you need. :-)]

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Abbe Museum [celebrating Maine's Native American heritage; on beautiful Mt Desert Island]

Acadia Net [Acadia National Park and all other things Downeast]

Alpha One [Maine's largest organization run for and by people with disabilities]

Augusta [official site of the State's Capitol City]

Augusta Civic Center [the all-under-one-roof site for confabs and concerts of all sorts]

Boothbay Harbor [an historic and exquisitely beautiful coastal community]

Casco Bay Online [life on, under and beside the Bay - in photos, text and sound!]

The Cat [North America' fastest ferry flies between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia]

Center for Maine History [in the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

Central Me Tech College

Civil War Archives [neat selection of historic photos and tales of Joshua Chamberlain]

China, History of the Town [you've seen the name on that funky signpost, now read about it :-)]

Destination Maine [all the info you need to plan a Maine visit]

Eastport [easternmost US city (town is Lubec), this port consists entirely of exquisite islands]

FindMaine [all-Maine search engine/directory; really good...nice and fast]

Good Shepherd Food-Bank [Feeding Maine's Hungry; solicits and distributes surplus food]

Greater Waterville Area Food Pantry [made possible by many local church communities]

Indian Island School [empowering the children of the Penobscot Nation in Old Town]

Islesboro [lovely island community, 3 miles off the Coast; reached by regular Ferry Service]

Kennebec County [good, fast data on my home county's officials, agencies and organizations]

Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce [more than business; come see Central Maine]

Kennebec Valley Humane Society [our caring animal shelter; my Sheba came from there :-)]

Life in Maine [one man's account of the 'Way Life Should Be']

Lithgow Library [it's here in Augusta and it's on the National Register of Historic Places!]

Lubec [easternmost town in the US (city is Eastport); very near FDR's beloved Campobello]

Maine Adoption Placement Svc (MAPS) [helping children find love in adoptive families]

Maine Camping Guide [looking for the perfect spot to set up camp? here it is!]

Maine Dept of Education Homepage [lots of useful info, whether you live in Maine or not]

Maine Coalition for Food Security [addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger in Maine]

Maine Equal Justice Project/Partners [attorney-volunteers, advocating for low-income Mainers]

Maine Experience [excellent index from the University of Maine]

Maine Film Office [complete location-shoot support for Film/TV production]

Maine Innkeepers Association [hotel? motel? inn? b&b? find it in this searchable database]

Maine Maritime Museum [preserving Maine's maritime heritage - beautifully!]

Maine Municipal Association [providing a unified voice for Maine's municipalities]

Maine Restaurant Association [dinner is served... Note: Maine has a statewide smoking ban]

Maine State Archives/Trademarks 1883-1915 [cool stuff from the other Turn of the Century]

Maine State Government [the State's official homepage]

Maine State Library [neat site!]

Maine State Museum [one of the finest in the country; not to be missed!]

Maine Writers Index [great collection, from the Waterboro Public Library]

Monhegan [this enchanting and historic island off Lincoln County is just a ferry ride away]

New Horizons Wilderness Program [helping girls with emotional problems; based in Orrington]

Old Fort Western [New England's oldest surviving wooden fort; it's here, in Augusta!]

Ogunquit Playhouse [since 1933, one of the finest, most respected summer theatres in the US]

Owls Head Transportation Museum [a pioneer collection; great place to visit!]

Pine Tree Legal Assistance [legal counsel for financially disadvantaged Maine people]

Portland Head Light [commissioned by George Washington; one of Maine's 60+ Lighthouses]

St. Mary of the Assumption, Augusta [it's my own parish, gotta link it! our school site, too; neat!]

Search Maine [Maine-only search engine/directory; worth a look]

Seashore Trolley Museum [world's oldest, largest electric railway museum; in Kennebunkport]

Ski Maine Association [snow-bird heaven!]

South China Public Library [great little library in the great little town where we once lived]

Theater at Monmouth [designated Shakespearean Theater of Maine by the State Legislature]

TravelMaine/Maine Sunshine [you can start your visit right here!]

United Ways of Maine [independent community-based organizations addressing local needs]

Wabanaki & Abenaki Internet Resources [wealth of links to some of Maine's original owners]

Live WebCams from Around the State  (to Top of Page)

    Boothbay Harbor


    Cape Porpoise



    Fort Kent


    Mt. Ararat High School, Topsham

    Nubble Lighthouse, York

    Portland/Casco Bay & Various Parts of the City

    Portland Harbour

    Portland Observatory/Casco Bay

    Rockland from Benner Hill


    Sunday River

    Trenton Bridge

    University of Maine at Augusta


    WGME-TV Skycam/Various

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