April 10th, 2007 8:55 PM


Let those talk of poverty and hard times who will, in the towns and cities; cannot the emigrant, who can pay his fare to New-York or Boston, pay five dollars more to get here,—I paid three, all told, for my passage from Boston to Bangor, 250 miles,—and be as rich as he pleases, where land virtually costs nothing, and houses only the labor of building, and he may begin life as Adam did?

The Maine Woods


YEAH Bangor!

Posted by: dara on April 19th, 2007 1:27 PM