Maine is of course the greatest state in the Union, since that's where I am from. See a typical picture below
Maine is part of New England and is often referred to as Down East, defined as:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Down_East
Maine has its own humor and amusing history, some of which is listed below.
Wikipedia on Bert & I
Tim Samples - Today's best Down East humorist !
Wikipedia on Tim Sample
Famous Maine Accent http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maine_accent
Hear Maine talk:http://www.bertandi.net/listen.html