Tag Archives: L.L. Bean

L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

Name an outdoor adventure that interests you, but you’ve never had the chance to try. C’mon. You can do it! Need some inspiration? Well, here’s a list to get you started: Sea kayaking Fly fishing Canoeing Berry picking Archery Breaking ...

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100-Year Anniversary of L.L. Bean Flagship Store

It sounds preposterous, but it’s true. The L.L. Bean flagship retail store in Freeport, Maine opened for business 100 years ago on August 18, 1917. That’s interesting, worth note and even celebration, but it does not even come close to ...

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Story of L.L. Bean and the Maine Hunting Shoe

It’s a classic story of American entrepreneurism. In 1911, Leon came home after dark from a long day in the woods. He was cold, tired, hungry, and, worst of all, his feet were wet. They had been virtually all day. ...

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