The Pine Tree State

Pine Tree State


Lumber State

Border State

Switzerland Of America CO NH NJ WV
Name: for a French province

Distinction: Maine is the only one-syllable state name.
Geographic Oddity: Maine is the only state that borders exactly one other state.

Famous Native: Victoria Rowell ~ ballet dancer & actress
Famous Small Town: Bar Harbor (pronounced "bah HAH-buh") [pop.5K] ~ gateway to Acadia N. P.

Notable Landmarks:
  Natural = Cadillac Mountain, Mount Desert Island
  Man-Made = big boot

Favorite City Name: Kennebunkport

Something you might hear a Downeaster say: "Ay-Yep!"

Little Known Factoid: If you stand on Cadillac Mountain . . .

If I could live anywhere in Maine, it would be on Mount Desert Island, home of Acadia National Park (not to be confused with the Desert Of Maine in Freeport).