Chasing Maine: The Farmhouse

An inside look at a Gorham farm’s history through the eyes of the current owner and the pace of the family’s life today.
A man climbs up the stairs in an old farmhouse.
Photo by Roger McCord

From a Maine Maple Sunday visit by author Stephen King to feed-wagon breakdowns, seventh-generation dairy farmer Bob Parsons muses on life at the 200-year-old Gorham farmhouse that’s been home to the Parsons family since 1870.

Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Subscribe to the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.

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Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.
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