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Roxanne Quimby Buys Entire Township Next to Baxter

November 25 2003 at 4:14 PM
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TOWNSHIP 5, RANGE 8 WELS, Maine - The co-founder of Burt's Bees Inc. has purchased an entire Maine township.
Maine resident Roxanne Quimby spent more than $12 million to purchase Township 5, Range 8 WELS from Irving Woodlands LLC. Quimby closed the $12 million deal Monday on the 24,083-acre township. The land is next to Baxter State Park.
Quimby says it is her goal is to purchase as much Maine wild land as possible and convert it to a national park. She now owns around 40,000 acres of Maine wildlands.
http://www.cmonitor.com/stories/news/newengla2003/me__quimbytownship_2003.shtml

 
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