Tilbury Town Walking Tour (Gardiner, ME)

A walking tour of the sites and history of Robinson’s Tilbury Town!

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    You’re invited to explore the historic neighborhoods of Gardiner, Maine and discover the world of famed Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edwin Arlington Robinson, author Laura E. Richards, and their circle of literary friends who defined Gardiner’s cultural life at the end of the 19th century.

     

    Throughout the twenty-eight volumes of Robinson’s poetry, the inhabitants of “Tilbury Town” appear, characters widely believed to be based on people he encountered during the long-remembered years he lived and worked in Gardiner.

     

    The complete Tilbury Town audio tour and pamphlet are available at www.discovergardiner.com/tilburytown.

     

    Pamphlets are also available at the Gardiner Public Library.

     

    Photo credit: By User:Magicpiano [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

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