Passing through Maine.

Great to be back in the USA!

On to New Hampshire.
On to New Hampshire.

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A simple grave.
A simple grave.
The cemetary where Joshua Chamberlain is buried.
The cemetary where Joshua Chamberlain is buried.
Joshua Chamberlain's home in Brunswick, Maine, today a museum. A decorated civil war Colonel who hero who later became President of Bowdoin College and eventually served as Governor of Maine.
Joshua Chamberlain’s home in Brunswick, Maine, today a museum. A decorated civil war Colonel who later became President of Bowdoin College, he eventually served as Governor of Maine.
Brent lighting the fuse. Time to get out of Bath! Next stop, Brunswick.
Brent lighting the fuse. Time to get out of Bath! Next stop, Brunswick.
An exhibit about international trade in the age of sail.
An exhibit about international trade in the age of sail.
A collection of ship's carpenter's tools from the early 19th century.
A collection of ship’s carpenter’s tools from the early 19th century.
Scrimshaw, a carving on the tooth of a speed whale.
Scrimshaw, a carving on the tooth of a sperm whale.
A tiny model ship built  inside a bottle.
A tiny model ship built inside a bottle.
A painting of the Wyoming, the 6-masted schooner built in the Bath shipyard not far from the site of the museum.
A painting of the Wyoming, the 6-masted schooner built in the Bath shipyard not far from the site of the museum.
Brent considers a whaling harpoon equipped with a hinged point that is shaped like a T. Invented by a Maine blacksmith, it was more difficult to be pulled out once it had penetrated the whale.
Brent considers a whaling harpoon equipped with a hinged point that is shaped like a T. Invented by a Maine blacksmith, it was more difficult to be pulled out once it had penetrated the whale.
Brent weighing anchor inside the museum.
Brent weighing anchor inside the museum.
Maine, Day 2. The Maratime Museum in Bath. This sculpture shows the scale of the 6-masted schooner, the Wyoming built in the local shipyard.
Maine, Day 2. The Maritime Museum in Bath. This sculpture shows the scale of the 6-masted schooner, the Wyoming, built in the local shipyard.

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New England scarecrows. No movie stars or royals here. Just no-nonsense Yankee scarecrows. Eh-yah.
New England scarecrows. No movie stars or royals here. Just no-nonsense Yankee scarecrows.
Eh-yah.
A late afternoon stroll in Camden.
A late afternoon stroll in Camden.
More of Camden.
More of Camden.
The harbor in Camden, Maine.
The harbor in Camden, Maine.
Another view of the bridge.
Another view of the bridge.
Penobscott Narrows suspension bridge, Bucksport.
Penobscott Narrows suspension bridge, across the Penobscott River in Bucksport.
One of New England's many, many picturesque white churches, often with graveyards next door or behind.
One of New England’s many, many picturesque white churches, most with graveyards next door or behind.
Autumn foliage in Bucksport, Maine.
Autumn foliage in Bucksport, Maine.
Maine, Day 1. Blueberry fields in autumn color.
Maine, Day 1. Blueberry fields in autumn color, photographed just after crossing the border.
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