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|The lives of people in Maine have always
been intimately intertwined with the region's waterways. This page offers glimpses of that relationship through history,
literature, and art.
See a Maine
Sunday Telegram retrospective
story on how the Androscoggin powered the economy of central Maine.
an excerpt from Maine writer Sarah Orne Jewett's essay "The
White Rose Road" describing pollution in the Great Works River in
a gallery of Maine river
Riverside log cabin such as Thoreau stayed in
Read an excerpt
from Henry David Thoreau's The Maine Woods,
recounting his travels up the Penobscot river in 1846.