Contributed by Gretchen Lord Kline through Laudholm Trust
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The Elms Farm was purchased by Boston & Maine Railroad president George Clement Lord in 1881. Mr. Lord made substantial changes to the farmhouse. He raised the roof to add a third floor to the main house and added the expansive porches all around the house. He employed a farm manager and several farmhands.
Circa 1910, George's son Charles renamed the farm "Laudholm Farm" after the name of his estate in Newton, Mass.
The photograph reads "Off for a Drive" The Elms Farm, M. R. Lord.
About This Item
- Title: Horse-drawn cart holding three people in front of The Elms Farm, Wells, ca. 1890
- Creator: Laudholm Trust
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Location: Wells, York County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Collection: Gretchen Lord Kline
- Object Type: Image
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PO Box 1007, Wells, ME 04090
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