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Lafayette Elm, Kennebunk, ca. 1900

Contributed by Kennebunk Free Library

This giant elm tree on Storer Street, shown in the middle of the photo, was named the "Lafayette Elm" to commemorate the famous visit of General Lafayette to Kennebunk in 1825. It died from Dutch Elm Blight in the mid 1900s.

Other Information


  • Title: Lafayette Elm, Kennebunk, ca. 1900
  • Creator: Moody, Albion
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Kennebunk
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Contact print from glass negative
  • Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 20.3
  • Local Code: Joy 1112
  • Collection: Ken Joy collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Kennebunk Free Library
112 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-5983

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