Maine: An Encyclopedia
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Entries listed under "folklore"

Bunyan, Paul

Paul Bunyan (2001)

A mythical woodsman immortalized by a larger-than-life statue in Bangor, once the lumbering capital of the United States. This statue is located near the Bangor Auditorium on Main Street. Additional resources Felton, Harold W. Legends Of Paul Bunyan, Illustrated by … Continue reading

Posted in History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Folklore

The Maine Folklife Center collected interviews (recorded on paper and audio and moving image media) from the 1960’s until early in the 21st Century.  Founded by University of Maine professor Edward “Sandy” Ives and located at the university, the Center … Continue reading

Posted in Society, People (non-government) | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

MacDougall, Arthur R., Jr.

(1896-19??) was born in the rural and forested community of Enfield on August 16, 1896, the son of a master carpenter. His father had emigrated from Scotland and, in the “new world” had evangelical ministry. His mother was Nellie Rosilla … Continue reading

Posted in Society, Authors, People (non-government) | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment