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The postcard shows the bridge over Lake Wassokeag in Dexter.
Postmarked Aug. 16, 1927 in Dexter, the card is addressed to John Reeves of Congress Street, Portland.
The message, which begins on the back and continues on the front, reads: "Cars seen before going
To Portland -- 21
Going to Portland -- 8
In Portland -- 1
Going to Dexter -- 6
Total -- 36
How do you stand now?
P.S. Tell Father (over)
139 miles to Dexter in 5 3/4 hours (or averaged 24.16 miles per hour. -- Uncle Franklin
About This Item
- Title: Bridge over Lake Wassokeag, Dexter, ca. 1925
- Creator: Tichnor Quality Views
- Creation Date: circa 1925
- Subject Date: circa 1925
- Town: Dexter
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
- Local Code: Postcards 2005.134
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Wassokeag, Lake (Dexter, Me.)--Postcards
- Automobile travel--Maine
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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