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Gov. Baxter's residence on Mackworth Island, 1922

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Gov. Baxter's residence on Mackworth Island, 1922

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Governor Percival P. Baxter's vacation home on Mackworth Island in Falmouth. This building later became part of the Baxter School for the Deaf.

Baxter (1876-1969) was governor of Maine from 1921-1925. He served in the Maine State Senate from 1909-1910 and again from 1919 to 1921. He served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1916-1919.

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  • Title: Gov. Baxter's residence on Mackworth Island, 1922
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1922
  • Subject Date: 1922
  • Local Name: Mackworth Island
  • Town: Falmouth
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.5079
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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