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10 Best Antique Towns in New England

New England is rich with treasure-filled shops and barns. Love the thrill of the hunt? Add these top New England antique towns to your list for future adventures. 

Yankee Magazine

The Keeper | Yankee Classic

There’s a man whose love of history isn’t quenched by browsing antiques shops and museums, but whose need to touch and smell and possess the stuff of the past is as real as the air he breathes. His name is Bill Johnson. You can usually find him either sitting inside a large, white-columned building set […]

Yankee Magazine

Feedback | Autumn 2015

Our favorite recent letters, Facebook posts, Instagram comments, and tweets.  Happy 80th   When we arrived home this Monday, August 24th, from a quick weekend to Wells, Maine, our Yankee magazine awaited us in our mailbox. It reminded me of why I love living in New England. As a native, with roots in New Hampshire, Vermont […]


Wells, Maine | More Than a Beach Town

With its sweep of white sandy beaches totaling almost seven miles, it’s easy to understand why tourists flock to Wells, Maine, making it a popular summertime destination. But poke around this historic town—the third to be incorporated in Maine—and you’ll discover there’s more to do in Wells than sunbathe on its scenic shoreline. Beyond the […]

Johnson Museum Video

Johnson Hall Museum

Take a tour of the Bill Johnson’s lifetime worth of collectibles at the Johnson Hall Museum in Wells, Maine. Editor’s Note: Bill Johnson passed away on February 1, 2014. Article: Bill Johnson: The Collector Slide Show: Johnson Hall Museum

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