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Buxton house and store, Abbot, ca. 1900

Contributed by Abbot Historical Society

The residence of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Buxton, Buxton's Store and also the Abbot Congregational Church.

David Horace Buxton was the founder of the Buxton Medicine Company and produced a cure-all that was shipped across the country. His product was distributed locally with a specially constructed horsedrawn wagon.

Buxton owned and operated the general store in Abbot for over 69 years until his death in 1941. The Abbot Congregational church was built in 1875.

Other Information


  • Title: Buxton house and store, Abbot, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Local Name: Abbot-Maine
  • Town: Abbot
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: postcard
  • Dimensions (cm): 6.98 x 13.97
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Abbot Historical Society
PO Box 173, Guilford, ME 04443
(207) 876-3073

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