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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.
About This Item
- 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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Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Baxter, Percival Proctor, 1876-1969--Homes and haunts--Maine--Falmouth
- Deaf education--Maine
- Deaf education--Maine--Falmouth
- Governor Baxter School for the Deaf (Me.)
- Mackworth Island (Falmouth, Me.)
- Vacation homes--Maine--Falmouth
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