Title

Located on the tip of Blue Hill's peninsula, Brooklin has 850 residents, over 1

Authors

Virginia Wright

Source

Down East

Date

9-1-2008

Pages

64-69, 84-87

Abstract

Located on the tip of Blue Hill's peninsula, Brooklin has 850 residents, over 100 of whom work building boats. The town has 30 miles of shoreline, nine boatbuilding facilities, and hosts "Woodenboat" magazine. Every year graduating eighth-graders build a boat together. With details on former residents, author E.B. White and "Washington Post" editor, James Russell Wiggins, whose descendants live and work in Brooklin, and on the genesis of "Wooden boat" magazine.

Subjects

Brooklin, WoodenBoat (Periodical)

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