Living on the Fringes

Year 1997

Creator Rebecca Saunders

Contributor Richard Short

Story type Writing

Town Cape Rosier

County Hancock


At one point during American history, rural populations were growing faster than urban populations. Rebecca Saunders explores how back-to-landers in Maine, or homesteaders, have evolved their lifestyles since the 1950s when people were coming to Maine to live on the land in large numbers.

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