Walter and Olive P. Estes, 1915

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Walter and Olive P. Estes, 1915

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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.

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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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