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Freeport in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Desert of Maine

 
 
The Desert of Maine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 1988
1. The Desert of Maine Marker
Inscription. The Desert of Maine was once a productive farm. The first patch of sand appeared about 100 years ago, and has continued to spread over the years, and now covers several hundred acres.
 
Location. 43° 51.55′ N, 70° 9.354′ W. Marker is in Freeport, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Desert Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Desert Road, Freeport ME 04032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freeport Maine Civil War Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Androscoggin Swinging Bridge (approx. 10 miles away); Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. 10.1 miles away); Bowdoin College War Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); Bowdoin College World War Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. 10.2 miles away); Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
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The Desert of Maine-full view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 1988
2. The Desert of Maine-full view
The Desert of Maine-visitor center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 1988
3. The Desert of Maine-visitor center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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