Title

Of all the products made in Maine, none is more emblematic that the Bean Boot, a

Source

Down East

Date

1-1-1997

Pages

50, 70-71

Abstract

Of all the products made in Maine, none is more emblematic that the Bean Boot, aka the Maine Hunting Shoe, sold by Freeport company L. L. Bean and invented by Leon Leonwood Bean in 1911. The boot is representative of a Maine aesthetic and of a place defined by water. L.L. Bean's customer-satisfaction guarantee helped start the tradition of Maine's reputation for high-quality products. With details on the development of the boot and the company that made it.

Subjects

Bean, L L, Inc Freeport, Shoes

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