Posts Tagged 'Windjammer Days'

50th Annual Windjammer Days 6/24 – 6/27

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Once upon a time, in this land that we call home, there were greats ships that moved in and out of Boothbay Harbor.

The Welch House and Boothbay Harbor in the late 19c with multiple schooners
Boothbay Harbor from McKown Hill
in the late 19th century.

They carried ice from nearby ponds, there was a fishery and a fish oil company. We canned lobsters and made fertilizer. All the while great ships moved in and ...

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Eating Out & Eating Outside

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I can’t vouch for the rest of the country, but here in New England (and especially in Maine), not only do we eat out alot, but we also eat outside alot. Sometimes we even eat alot outside, but that’s for another post, OK?

As soon as the snow melts, we’re looking for a picnic spot. I’m ...

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Windjammer Days 2010 in Boothbay Harbor

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You’re standing on our top deck, and the Harbor is a churning mass of small vessels . . . Fishing boats, sail boats, tour boats full of passengers. Kids in row boats and dorys.

All of a sudden, someone spots the first prow to appear from behind Spruce Point in Linekin Bay and gives a shout. ...

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Yankee Magazine’s Favorites

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Well, the results are in . . . What are Yankee Magazine’s Top 20 best attractions in Maine? Well, you’ll find 2 of the right here in the Boothbay Region.

Burnt Island Lighthouse in Boothbay Harbor.

The Burnt Island Lighthouse here in Boothbay Harbor was rated the best Lighthouse tour, and with more than 60 Lightouses on our coast, that’s a pretty big deal.

Only accessible by boat, you can join a small cast ...

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