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Monhegan Island

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MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE - JULY 01: Morning fog lifts off the meadow, July 1, 2000, on Monhegan Island, Maine. In the foreground is the Josiah Starling house, the oldest house on the island, built in 1784. 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 - JULY 01: Morning fog lifts off the meadow, July 1, 2000, on Monhegan Island, Maine. In the foreground is the Josiah Starling house, the oldest house on the island, built in 1784. 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)