French’s Point Legacy – Maybel “May” Harris Brooks

June 21st, 2018

French’s Point Legacy – Maybel “May” Harris Brooks

June 21, 1917-June 27, 2009 May Brooks, my sweet paternal grandmother would be 101 years old today. I miss her every day. She was a large presence in my life and really shaped who I am. She is a big part of the reason why we chose to steward the property here at French’s Point.…


Tips for a Successful Wedding Weekend

January 1st, 2018

Tips for a Successful Wedding Weekend

Weddings are among the few events in our lives when nearly everyone we know and love is gathered in one place. That’s why so many couples are extending their weddings beyond the ceremony and reception to include a full weekend of fun and events. Welcome receptions, farewell brunches and group outings give everyone more time…


Maine Made Gifts: Swans Island Company

December 18th, 2017

Maine Made Gifts: Swans Island Company

We are so blessed to live in Maine, and not just because of the warm, sunny summers and the picturesque white winters, but because Maine is home to a large number of talented craftspeople and artisans like weavers, potters, soap makers, chocolatiers, woodworkers, and jewelers. In every shop in every town, you’ll see incredibly-crafted, unique…


Local Lodging: Belfast Bay Inn & Suites

December 18th, 2017

Local Lodging: Belfast Bay Inn & Suites

Once named one of America’s coolest small towns by USA Today, Belfast is an economic and cultural hub of midcoast Maine. Brimming with art galleries, old sea captains’ mansions and charming shops, the city overlooks Penobscot Bay from a hill along Route 1, minutes south of French’s Point. On Main Street, just steps from the…


Local Lodging: Yankee Clipper

December 15th, 2017

Local Lodging: Yankee Clipper

About The Yankee Clipper is owned and operated by Michael, who also owns the Belfast Harbor Inn. Guests tell us often that the proximity of the two hotels is a convenient way to simplify pick up locations for transportation and enjoy the quaint town of Belfast. The Yankee Clipper offers the traditional amenities found in…


Maine Made Gifts: Dean’s Sweets

December 6th, 2017

Maine Made Gifts: Dean’s Sweets

We are so blessed to live in Maine, and not just because of the warm, sunny summers and the picturesque white winters, but because Maine is home to a large number of talented craftspeople and artisans like weavers, potters, soap makers, chocolatiers, woodworkers, and jewelers. In every shop in every town, you’ll see incredibly-crafted, unique…