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Monhegan Island

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MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE - FEBRUARY 07: Pot buoys washed to the shores of Monhegan, sometimes from as far as Canada, hang in a lobsterman's shed, ready to be painted Monhegan colors, February 7, 2000 on Monhegan Island, Maine. Each lobsterman has a color combination as distinct as their name. Monhegan Island, home to lobstermen and painters and a popular destination for tourists is twelve miles off the coast of Maine. Ringed by high, dark cliffs, its interior a mix of meadows, marsh and spruce groves, Monhegan is one of just 14 true island communities left off the coast of Maine. The island has a 65 permanent, year-round residents and the population grows to around 200 in the summer, with day-trippers adding several hundred more. (Photo by Amy Toensing)
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1999 Amy Toensing
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MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE - FEBRUARY 07: Pot buoys washed to the shores of Monhegan, sometimes from as far as Canada, hang in a lobsterman's shed, ready to be painted Monhegan colors, February 7, 2000 on Monhegan Island, Maine. Each lobsterman has a color combination as distinct as their name. Monhegan Island, home to lobstermen and painters and a popular destination for tourists is twelve miles off the coast of Maine. Ringed by high, dark cliffs, its interior a mix of meadows, marsh and spruce groves, Monhegan is one of just 14 true island communities left off the coast of Maine. The island has a 65 permanent, year-round residents and the population grows to around 200 in the summer, with day-trippers adding several hundred more. (Photo by Amy Toensing)