The Ickes Visit Maine
July 2005

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It was a beatiful day, but after lunch, June suggested we go
to Schoodic Point before it got foggy ... little did we know
it had been foggy there all day ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Next, a stop in Corea ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Cocktails on the porch, watching the world go by ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Then Lobstah ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Next morning we visit West Quoddy Head Light ...
Ickes Visit Maine

The easternmost point in the United States ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Next we visit FDR's summer “cottage”
on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada ...Ickes Visit Maine

There are only 34 rooms ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

While Eleanor still owned the cottage, there was never electricty.
But as you can see, with 5 irons, one was always hot ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

June and Jean look out over the lawn toward Deer Island, New Brunswick...
Ickes Visit Maine

Since West Quoddy Light is the easternmost point in the
United States, we next go looking for East Quoddy Light ...
Ickes Visit Maine

You can only get there at low tide (and we're talking 28 foot tides) ...
the beach they are standing on is under 20 feet of water most of the time ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Here's the ladder that was in the same place when Walt and Jerrine
went up/down 5 years ago ... it seemed very sturdy at the time ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

We even got back to Cherryfield in time for a train ride ...
Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

Ickes Visit Maine

After having come all this way to one of the most beautiful parts of
the United States, I couldn't understand why Jean had to leave the
next morning ... they never even made it to Acadia, one of the most
beautiful National Parks where we took our guest the next week.

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