Jonesport and Beals

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About a year after the Mayflower arrived in the NewWorld, Colonel William Beal came to America on the Fortune. He soon settled in the area of Jonesport andBeals Island. The quaint area of Jonesport and Beals, on the northern section of Maine's shoreline, became a summer haven for many families in northern Maine and remains a summer resort area today. Jonesport's livelihood still relies on fishing and sardine packing, as it did over 100 years ago. Beals, a community on Beals Island, is known for itsdeep-sea fishing. Over 200 images reflect the peaceful life in Jonesport, Beals, and the outer islands of Jonesport as it has been for many years. Residents and tourists spend time exploring the many secluded bays and islands, walking the beaches, and picking the blueberries that are abundant in this area of the country.
ISBN: 9780738554631
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maine
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The author, Ann Trussell, has spent her summers in Jonesport since she was a child. Her affection for this area is apparent in this nostalgic look at Jonesport and Beals.
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