“Your Maine Home” Essay Contest Winner – 1st place

My plan had been to repost this essay along with what happened to Charles and Grace Jordan after they left Pine View Farm. I’ve not quite figured out how to do that, however, so I’ll be writing a new post “What Happened After Pine View Farm” for the next blog!

Maine Historical Society Blog

1stplace

We are pleased to present below the first place winner of our 2014 “Your Maine Home” essay contest. This year we asked to hear about defining moments in the history of your Maine home or neighborhood. The contest ran in the summer and the winners were announced in the fall print newsletter, which was mailed to MHS members last week. The second and third place winners will appear on this blog on Tuesday, September 9 and Wednesday, September 10–so come back soon! Congratulations to the winners, and many thanks to all the entrants. We received many wonderful stories.


Pine View Farm

By Barbara A. Desmarais

Pine View Farm once sat upon a gentle knoll in the New Meadows section of Brunswick. Pine View Farm once sat upon a gentle knoll in the New Meadows section of Brunswick.

Pine View Farm in the New Meadows section of Brunswick had been in my family since the late 1700s.

My mother and her seven siblings often reminisced about visiting…

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About Barbara Desmarais

Writer and amateur historian
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One Response to “Your Maine Home” Essay Contest Winner – 1st place

  1. Pingback: What Happened to Charles and Grace After Pine View Farm? | Cemeteries of Brunswick, Maine

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