Deep Woods and River Roads : Voices from the Kennebec-Chaudière Heritage Corridor

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Deep Woods and River Roads : Voices from the Kennebec-Chaudière Heritage Corridor

Description

Subtitled, "An Audio Tour of Route 201 in Maine." A production of short interviews and other recordings that capture the people from each major section of Maine's historic route running north to south along the Kennebec River. Designed to accompany and advertise tourism along the Kennebec-Chaudière Heritage Corridor. Narrated by National Public Radio's Nick Spitzer. Includes segments with artists, teachers, performers, cooks, loggers, fishermen, builders, painters, and more. Writers Wesley McNair and Richard Russo read from their work. Some history of the Penobscot Nation, Benedict Arnold's Expedition, the French Canadian immigration, Bath Iron Works, and other persons, places, and events important to the region. Audio begins geographically in Jackman, Maine, and ends at Popham Beach, Maine. CD is accompanied by a descriptive guide with regional art and summaries of each covered geographic section along the Kennebec River. Contributors listed in order of appearance. Tracks play in the following order:
Introduction
Maple sugaring [Somerset County]
Jackman in Winter [Jackman, ME]
The Old Canada Road [Pleasant Ridge Plantation and Bingham, ME]
Logging [Skowhegan, ME]
White water rafting [Somerset County]
Fiddleheading [West Forks, ME]
Birch bark canoe making [Solon, ME]
Fly fishing [Oakland, ME]
South Solon Meeting House [Skowhegan, ME]
Grange Hall [Norridgewock, ME]
Poet, Wesley McNair [Mercer,ME]
Franco-Americans in Waterville [Waterville, ME]
Mills [Waterville, ME]
Benedict Arnold [Pittston, ME]
Merrymeeting Bay [near Bath, ME]
Farming [Dresden, ME]
Ship building [Bath and Phippsburg,ME]
Lobstering [Bath, ME]
Popham [Popham, ME]
Outtro

Creator

Levin, Abbe (director)
Mundell, Kathleen (folklorist)
Spitzer, Nicholas (narrator)

Date

2006

Contributor

Rodrigue, Claude
Paradise, Sara
LeMaire, Allen
Blood, Hal
Fountain, Barbie
Fountain, Joe
Pratt, George
Francoeur, Ray
Locke, Keldon
Hockmeyer, Suzie
Abraham, Harry
Dana, Barry
Meader, Abbott
Shahn, Abbey
Bozhkov, Daniel
Roderick, Susan
Donovan, Bob
Poudrier, Bethany
McNair, Wesley
Hallee, Roger
Marrache, Lisa
Robbins, Rhea Co╠été
Larock, Cindy
Russo, Richard
Desjardin, Tom
Burroughs, Franklin, Jr.
Popp, Dave
Stevens, Rob
Kemberling, Ulricka
Tarbox, Jack
Wright, Amos
Stevens, Jane

Language

English

Type

Audio Recording

Identifier

Coverage

2006, Kennebec River Valley, Maine

Contribution Form

Zotero

Audio Recording Format

Compact disc

Label

Cultural Resources, Inc.

Place

Rockport, Maine

Running Time

01:19:00

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