"Those seeking cold, hard
statistics on Maine communities wonít be disappointed."
"The format is eye-catching, with the major topics
covered. In many cases, more information could've been included, but
enough is generally given to lead the user elsewhere-either to other
sources or related topics. The listing in the left-hand side is a
nice combination of historical and up-to-date articles, serving to broaden
interest in Maine. A nice feature with the town entries, is, of
course, the grid maps."
The Encyclopedia in its earlier editions (CD-ROM, DVD) has been available in all Maine public libraries, used by schools and home-schoolers in dozens of Maine communities, and in college libraries and historical societies.
Great for students, teachers, and folks just plain interested in what Passadumkeag means or where Wytopitlock is! And who is buried in Governor Enoch Lincolnís tomb?
James S. Henderson, Ph.D., editor.
Former Director, Maine State Archives; editor, Maine Times' Maine Almanac and Book of Lists, 1994; former Maine Deputy Secretary of State; University of Maine faculty in government and politics; former Senior Research Associate, Social Systems Research Corporation.