History

Who Remembers Cottles Place Waterpark In Waterville?
I was reminiscing a little bit yesterday.  Now, I didn't grow up in Maine.  My dad was in the Army and we were stationed in Germany for most of my childhood.  But, there were a few years when I flew to Maine and spent the summertime with my grandparents.  I remember my grand…
It’s Time To Stop Saying ‘Merica
It was cool for a while, cutesy, and yeah, I've been completely guilty. Somewhere along the line, we've removed the "a", and shortened nearly every patriotic thought/pic to simply "'merica," or worse "'murica." It's …
1946, The Year the Bikini was Introduced
The dates seem to vary between June 5th and July 5th, but whatever the date, the Bikini was introduced in 1946 by French designer Louis Reard. For the time, a two piece bathing suit that small was unheard of because at that time a two piece for women was a halter top and shorts
A Video Trip Down Memory Lane To Old Orchard Beach Circa 1960
If you grew up in Maine, there is a pretty good chance you have been to Old Orchard Beach in the summertime. And if you are a visitor to the great state of Maine, the Maine coast is a must.
Summer is here and I found this great old 8mm film with music added of what Old Orchard Beach looked like aroun…
George H.W. Bush Celebrates 93rd Birthday In Maine
Happy Birthday George! The oldest living President celebrates birthday number 93 today. Unlike other birthdays, most recently his 90th, George will not be jumping out of a perfectly good airplane. This one will be spent quietly on the Walkers Point compound with family.

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