Do y’all know that Maine Has a desert? I didn’t either but here is the story!
Maine’s small 40 acer desert was created out of a failed crop rotation resulting in massive soil erosion. The conditions that created the desert are much like the same ones that created the dust bowl a little later in the 1930’s. In 1925 an entrepreneur saw opportunity in the failed farm land and created a tourist destination called, You guessed it “The Desert Of Maine.”
Read more about Maine’s desert Via: Unusual Places
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Christopher Burton is a acclaimed Photographer and has appeared in many shows, galleries, and publications over the years.