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Presentation Maine Usa

  1. 2. Standish-OldRedColonialChurch1 <ul><li>This is one of several colonial-period landmarks (early European settlers in the US) in our town. The church does several traditional colonial services in the summer months. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Standish-IceFishingonSebagoLake2 <ul><li>We don't ice fish but it's a very popular Maine tradition. These ice shacks are on Sebago Lake during the coldest months of January and February. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Standish-IceSailBoatonSebagoLake3 <ul><li>It is really fun to watch this ice sailboat glide across the ice on Sebago . </li></ul>
  4. 5. blueberrypicking <ul><li>About 90% of all wild blueberries come from Maine. We have lots in our backyard and often go to a nearby farm to pick enough to freeze for the winter, usually about 20 pounds. </li></ul><ul><li>It is popular to go to farm and &quot;pick your own&quot; fruit. It is a very inexpensive way to eat healthy, locally grown food for us. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Augusta-StateHouse <ul><li>The Maine State House in Augusta . </li></ul>
  6. 7. Augusta-StateHouse inside <ul><li>A view of the inside of the dome in the State House. </li></ul><ul><li>Inside the House of Representatives chambers </li></ul>
  7. 8. MapleSugarSunday-CollectingSap <ul><li>Sap is collected in metal buckets attached to maple trees with a spout that is hammered into the tree trunk. That spout allows the sap to drain from the tree into the buckets. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Making maple syrup <ul><li>Bottling maple syrup </li></ul><ul><li>There's only a small area in </li></ul><ul><li>the world that can make </li></ul><ul><li>maple syrup </li></ul>
  9. 10. Delorme <ul><li>Delorme is a really interesting map store in Yarmouth. The large globe rotates at the same speed as the earth actually does. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Inside Delorme <ul><li>Inside Delorme. The globe model is called, &quot;Eartha.&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 12. WatchicLake &PresumpscotRiverPaddleBoatRide <ul><li>Watchic Lake is one of 4 places we enjoy swimming in our town. We're surrounded by clean lakes and rivers . </li></ul><ul><li>The Presumpscot River in the summer . </li></ul>

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