Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast

On September 25, Susan Kaplin, Director of the Peary-MacMillan Museum and Arctic Studies Center at Brunswick Maine’s Bowdoin College, hosted an illustrated talk and book signing reception for Maine IAT Board member Will Richard and his Co-Author William W. Fitzhugh to celebrate the publication of their book, Maine to Greenland, Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast.


(right to left) Susan Kaplin, Director Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Wilfred Richard, William Fitzhugh and unidentified audience member


The audience of about 200 included IAT Founders Dick Anderson and Don Hudson and IAT North America Geologist Walter Anderson. 

Co-authors William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred Richard seated in foreground


Dr. Fitzhugh gave a presentation on the potential effects of global warming on the residents of the Maritime Far Northeast and Dr. Richard presented photographs and discussed his research on the residents of western Greenland.  In addition to Will’s spectacular photographs of the territory, the book contains an entire chapter on the history of the IAT.

Dick Anderson with Wilfred Richard


For more information about the book, go to the Portland Press Herald review by IAT Maine chapter board member Thomas Urquhart.

Books can be purchased directly from Will at a cost of US$40, plus $5 shipping and handling.  (Maine residents add $2.50 sales tax.)   Cheques to be made payable to “Wilfred E. Richard”. 

Mail to:  Wilfred E. Richard, 34 Pond Road  Georgetown, Maine 04548