Maine offers more than just professional hockey, college and high school hockey is a major sport during the winter months. Girls and boys of all ages, play great games throughout Maine, sometimes these games are more exciting than their professional counterparts. Visit a hockey game in Maine, you’ll be glad you did!!
The Maine Black Bears [...]
The Southworth Planetarium in Portland was built in 1969, when the new Science Building was constructed on the University of Southern Maine campus. The Planetarium was originally equipped with only a star projector, theater seating, and one slide projector. Since then, the 30 foot dome has grown to include over 50 slide and special effects [...]
An apple is in the pome family – a fruit whose seeds are embedded in the core of the fruit. Another surprising member of this family is the rose.
When an apple is sliced in half, the apple core looks like a star.
It takes about 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.
Two pounds of [...]
Candlepin Bowling is a favorite Maine pastime, many enjoy the game and many compete in it.
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Maine State Candlepin Bowling Association
Candlepin bowling pins are specified as 15 3/4 inches (400 mm) in height, have identical ends, and are almost 3 inches (76 mm) in diameter at the center. Numbering of [...]
Maine Boatbuilding Traditions
During the winter of 2003 and 2004, Pauleena MacDougall interviewed boatbuilders in the town of Brooklin, Maine. The purpose of these interviews was to develop a sense of the current status of wooden boat building, but boat building using other materials was not excluded. Boat yard owners and boat yard workers were interviewed. [...]
Freeport is known for a few things; like the birthplace of Maine, the great sailing vessel The Dash , MacMillan- the artic explorer, its shipbuilding history, the castle, Wolfe’s Neck, Mast Landing Sanctuary, Harraseeket River, Samuelson- the great marathon runner, The Maine Desert, great shopping in its many outlet stores, but there is one gorilla [...]