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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe

Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe

A story by Jason Howe from 1920s - 1930s

Jason Howe told the story of how his ancestor helped found Baxter State Park in Maine.

Jason's ancestor Burton Walton Howe led a group of well-known politicians up Mount Katahdin in 1920 and later they decided that it needed to be a state park.