Chosen By: Toby Kilgore, Grants Associate Location: Casco Bay, Cumberland County Description: Long Island is located in Casco Bay, accessible by private boat, water taxi, or a 45-minute ferry ride from Portland. It was first settled in the 1700s and was part of the City of Portland until it became a town in 1993. Long Read More
Toby Kilgore, Grants Associate
Prior to joining NRCM, Toby worked for Greater Portland Landmarks in fundraising, grant research and writing, marketing, and office management. Her travels have taken her to many places in Europe and the U.S, Guatemala and Mexico, and to Belize for an archeological dig studying Mayan ruins. Toby grew up in Texas and Arizona, and graduated with a B.A. in psychology and art history from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Westbrook with her husband, John, and their dog Truffle, and enjoys travel, hiking, and photography, especially using vintage and plastic cameras such as the Holga.