Contributed by Bethel Historical Society
The gradual decline in Bethel's post-Civil War population resulted in the abandonment of numerous hillside farms.
Although the Bird Hill area--in the southeast corner of the town--retained a relatively open landscape in 1905, the small trees poking through the snow in the foreground foretell the future of this former agricultural district, which is heavily forested as of 2015.
About This Item
- Title: Bird Hill, Bethel, ca. 1905
- Creator: Maxim, Nettie
- Creation Date: circa 1905
- Subject Date: circa 1905
- Local Name: Bird Hill
- Town: Bethel
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 11.8 cm x 16.7 cm
- Local Code: FIC 1982.001
- Collection: Bethel photographs - landscapes
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Bethel Historical Society
P. O. Box 12, Bethel, ME 04217-0012
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