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Castine in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Line of Argyle Street

 
 
Line of Argyle Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2014
1. Line of Argyle Street Marker
Inscription. Built in 1780 by Colonel Campbell, named in honor of his regiment, H.B.M. 74th - “The Argyle Highlanders,” following a southerly direction to the shore.

Upon the explosion of the Tory refugees - September-October, 1784, a number of dwellings on this street were removed to St. Andrews, New Brunswick, where the were rebuilt and still stand.
 
Location. 44° 23.312′ N, 68° 47.884′ W. Marker is in Castine, Maine, in Hancock County. Marker is on Main Steet, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 Main Street, Castine ME 04421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort George & the Penobscot Expedition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burial Place of British officers, (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort George (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Home of a Hero (approx. 7.5 miles away); The Growth of Ship Building (approx. 7.8 miles away); Civil War Soldiers' Monument (approx. 7.9 miles away); Carver Memorial Library (approx. 7.9 miles away); First Day at Central School: Circa 1900 (approx. 7.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Castine.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Line of Argyle Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2014
2. Line of Argyle Street Marker
 
 
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