Preserving Oddfellow’s Hall in Brooklin

Visit any small town in Maine, and you’ll likely be able to identify the buildings that have been the community’s gathering spaces over the years. In Brooklin, Maine, a town of just 827 year-round residents, one of the town’s longtime … Continue reading

Maine State Building

In the summer of 1893 the World’s Columbian Exhibition (or World’s Fair) in Chicago catapulted a number of brand names into their places in history. Pabst Best Select, which battled Budweiser for the fair’s best beer award, updated its can … Continue reading

Castle Tucker

When Silas Lee and his wife, Tempe, moved into the grand, Regency-style house they called Elm Lawn in 1807, Wiscasset was the most significant shipping port northeast of Boston. High on a hill overlooking the busy harbor, their brick mansion was … Continue reading

Burnt Island Light

The Olson House

Fort Gorges