Keywords: elm trees
Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.
Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.
… the village and located behind a number of large elms & butternut trees & surrounded by a high buck thorn hedge I observed the building I have…
… the unpaved street, the wooden fences, and the elm trees, which have long since been removed, due to the Dutch elm disease, which was widespread in…