An image scanned from a black and white photograph included in a 1947 thesis about Mary Green Hayden Pike, author of the popular 1854 novel Ida May, originally published under the pseudonym of Mary Langdon. The text indicates that "the money which Mrs. Pike earned from the sale of her novel was used to build the 'Ida May' house (now 278 Maine Street, in Calais), a large green house with attractive grounds."
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Rachel R. Griffin M. A. thesis, 1947
Mary Hayden Green Pike, authors, Calais, Washington County, Maine