Governor Percival P. Baxter, 1923

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Governor Percival P. Baxter, 1923

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Governor Percival P. Baxter in his office in Augusta, 1923.

Baxter, a Republican from Portland, was governor from 1921-1924. He previously served in the Maine House and Maine Senate.

Baxter purchased land around Mt. Katahdin and donated it to the state as a park to remain "forever wild."

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About This Item

  • Title: Governor Percival P. Baxter, 1923
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1923
  • Subject Date: 1923
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10.8 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.5960
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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