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From Oct. 1 to Dec. 1, 1915, Walter and Olive P. Estes lived in and off the woods of Somerset County.
Newspaper reporters eagerly followed their adventures. Afterwards, the couple spent a few months on the Keith Vaudville Circuit before returning home to the Gray area.
They were later divorced. Both remarried. Olive, as Olive P. Lord (1890-1980) wrote a memoir, True experiences, including Adam and Eve in the woods.
Walter was remarried to Amy Amelia Hawkins; they had five children.
About This Item
- Title: Walter and Olive P. Estes, 1915
- Creation Date: circa 1915
- Subject Date: circa 1915
- Town: Bingham
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 14 cm x 9 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Estes
- Object Type: Image
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