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I know this spot well, in fact, I will never forget it.
This beautiful spot is in York Harbor Maine. The closet building in the background is the York Harbor Reading Room. I was married in York Harbor, had my reception at the Reading Room and my husband and I have amazing pictures walking on this beach- 9.29.07. We had a fantastic day, just like in this picture!
What a surprise it was to see a photo of the exact spot in which I proposed to my fiancé in your July magazine. You are correct, it is rare to find this beach as quiet as it is in the picture but this past fall on Thanksgiving morning my girlfriend and I were the only two there. Finishing our run along the harbor path, I got down on my knee and pretended to find an interesting beach stone. When my girlfriend ran back to see what I had found, I pulled out a ring and asked her to marry me. We are getting married this August across from Stage Neck at her family's house in the harbor.
How nice it was to see one of the beautiful spots in the town I now call home. The beautiful picture is that of the Harbor Beach in York, Maine. My family and I have spent many summer days at this family friendly spot of heaven. Yes, parking is scarce but that doesn't stop people from sharing this wonderful place.
Gretchen K. Stuart
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