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Largest tree, Leeds, 1980

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Gerald McNear leans against a large red maple that he asked state forestry officials to examine. They said it could be some 300 years old. It is growing near the Androscoggin River in Leeds in what used to be the riverbed.

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  • Title: Largest tree, Leeds, 1980
  • Creator: UPI
  • Creation Date: 1980-12-03
  • Subject Date: 1980-12-03
  • Town: Leeds
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 3/5
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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Champion trees


McNear, Gerald

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