Maine Waterfront Property - Heading Down East
By Jon Whitney
(Anne Plummer and Associates)
As one leaves the friendly confines of the town of Ellsworth, driving past the turn for Acadia and Bar Harbor and continuing east on Rte. 1, heading further "down east", the character of the landscape begins to change and a general feeling of "ruralness" is pervasive. Passing the turn for the coastal towns of Jonesport/Beals and continuing on through Jonesboro, Machias, Lubec, and on to Eastport and Calais, you'll see sights that are seen far more often gracing the pages of calendars than are seen in person. Who hasn't seen a photograph of the lighthouse at West Quoddy Head or the village of Lubec, but how many can actually say they've been there? This is as far as you can go in the eastern United States, where America first greets the day as lobstermen head out for their traps and the...