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July, 2016

Feature Stories

A Horse Named Danny

A Horse Named Danny
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A lifetime friendship began with a question: “Have you seen my horse?” Photo/Art by Jamie Young I have... Read More »

Country Fairs in New England | Knowledge & Wisdom

Country Fairs in New England | Knowledge & Wisdom
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Comes late summer, come the country fairs. They appear along the branches of rural roads and byways like... Read More »

Dear Yankee July/August 2016

Dear Yankee July/August 2016
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Connections Just after receiving my first issue of Yankee, I had to write to express my gratitude for... Read More »

Is Connecticut Part of New England?

Is Connecticut Part of New England?

Is Connecticut Part of New England?
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New Englanders have been whispering for decades: If many of its restaurants feature Manhattan-style (red) chowder, if many... Read More »

Jody Williams Quote | Knowledge & Wisdom

Jody Williams Quote | Knowledge & Wisdom
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“There’s nothing magical about bringing about change … Imagine a world where everybody who cared about doing something... Read More »

Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake
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When you live beside a New England lake, each season brings its own special intimacy. These are the... Read More »

New Territory | Inside Yankee

New Territory | Inside Yankee
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The first story I published in Yankee was in 1977. I wrote it in longhand on yellow lined... Read More »

Overlooking Christmas Cove, Maine | House For Sale

Overlooking Christmas Cove, Maine | House For Sale
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It was built some 200 years ago on an island (accessible by a bridge) in one of the... Read More »

The Mysterious Siren Call of Appledore Island

The Mysterious Siren Call of Appledore Island
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Celia Thaxter found peace and rare beauty on a barren island eight miles out to sea. Visitors keep... Read More »

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Turns 225 | Up Close

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Turns 225 | Up Close
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When the first volume of Robert B. Thomas’s Farmer’s Almanac appeared in October 1792, George Washington was just... Read More »

Tropical Storm Irene Will Never Be Forgotten

Tropical Storm Irene Will Never Be Forgotten
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Five years after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene, those who lived through it in Wilmington, Vermont, remember... Read More »

Food

Blueberry Dutch-Baby

Blueberry Dutch-Baby
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Flo’s Hot Dogs | Local Flavor

Flo’s Hot Dogs | Local Flavor
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A little red shack by the side of the road in York, Maine, serves some of New England’s... Read More »

Harvesting Maine Wild Blueberries

Harvesting Maine Wild Blueberries
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In August, the wild blueberry barrens of Down East Maine become a center of production, community, and celebration.... Read More »

Home & Garden

Building a Homestead | Life in the Kingdom

Building a Homestead | Life in the Kingdom
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Building a homestead taxes both body and mind. Almost every morning I awaken too early, my brain overwhelmed... Read More »

Clay Pottery from Shari Zabriskie

Clay Pottery from Shari Zabriskie
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Shari Zabriskie spins birch trees and sea urchins on her potter’s wheel, making beautiful clay pottery. A life... Read More »

Overlooking Christmas Cove, Maine | House For Sale

Overlooking Christmas Cove, Maine | House For Sale
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It was built some 200 years ago on an island (accessible by a bridge) in one of the... Read More »

The Not-So-Little Vegetable Garden that Could

The Not-So-Little Vegetable Garden that Could
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Bill and Eileen Elliott  found their way to self-sufficiency with more than a little help from their vegetable... Read More »

Photography

High Huts of the White Mountains | Photos from Little Outdoor Giants

High Huts of the White Mountains | Photos from Little Outdoor Giants
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Owned and maintained by the Appalachian Mountain Club, the High Huts of the White Mountains offer rest and... Read More »

James Kaiser’s Photographs of Acadia National Park

James Kaiser’s Photographs of Acadia National Park
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Enjoy this collection of images from Acadia National Park from photographer James Kaiser, author of Acadia: The Complete... Read More »

Maine Peninsulas | Photographs

Maine Peninsulas | Photographs
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A collection of images celebrating the coastal Maine peninsulas in summer from photographer Sara Grey. Photographer Sara Gray... Read More »

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire | Photographs

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire | Photographs

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire | Photographs
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Perched on the mighty Lake Winnipesaukee, the town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire has good reason to bill itself... Read More »

‘All Aboard for Quisset’ | Timeless New England

‘All Aboard for Quisset’ | Timeless New England
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Baldwin Coolidge found inspiration in the comings and goings of Woods Hole scientists and students. The intersection of... Read More »

Travel

Hiking the Presidential Range, New Hampshire

Hiking the Presidential Range, New Hampshire
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Two intrepid photographers trek hut to hut across Presidential Range, New Hampshire, and discover hardship, pain, beauty, and... Read More »

Keeler Tavern Museum | Local Treasure

Keeler Tavern Museum | Local Treasure
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Come for the cannonball, but stay for the stories. In Ridgefield, Connecticut, three centuries of stories are told... Read More »

Lake Champlain, Vermont’s “Great Lake” | New England by the Numbers

Lake Champlain, Vermont’s “Great Lake” | New England by the Numbers
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1609 year French explorer Samuel de Champlain sailed into the Lake Champlain region 6.8 trillion gallons of water:... Read More »

Maine Peninsulas | A World of Their Own

Maine Peninsulas | A World of Their Own
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The wildly beautiful Maine Peninsulas invite ambling and stopping … And returning again and again. Harpswell Peninsula Midway down the... Read More »

Sunscreen Facts | Ask the Expert

Sunscreen Facts | Ask the Expert
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Deb Girard dispenses some sunscreen facts. Sun-warmed skin is one of life’s simple pleasures, but sun and skin... Read More »

The Best 5 Farm Inns

The Best 5 Farm Inns
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Go back to the land and let the rhythms of rural life restore you at our favorite farm... Read More »

The Sounds of Summer 2016 | Out & About

The Sounds of Summer 2016 | Out & About
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Rhode Island Newport Folk Festival July 22–24 Since 1959, the Newport Folk Festival has held a unique place... Read More »

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?
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Is life a vacation if you live in America’s oldest summer resort? It may be the most magical... Read More »

More Great Stories

Blueberry Buttermilk Tart

Blueberry Buttermilk Tart
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Blueberry Cobbler

Blueberry Cobbler
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Blueberry Molasses Cake

Blueberry Molasses Cake
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Pavlova with Blueberries & Lime Curd

Pavlova with Blueberries & Lime Curd
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