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Machias in Washington County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Burnham Tavern

Built in 1770

 
 
Burnham Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 22, 2011
1. Burnham Tavern Marker
Inscription.  

Home of
Hannah Weston Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution

 
Erected by Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 44° 42.852′ N, 67° 27.574′ W. Marker is in Machias, Maine, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maine Route 192) and Free Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Machias ME 04654, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Permanent English Settlement in Machias Bay (here, next to this marker); The Machias River (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Naval Battle of the American Revolution
Burnham Tavern and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 22, 2011
2. Burnham Tavern and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Libby Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Machias/O'Brien (approx. 3½ miles away); Birthplace of the U.S. Navy (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Machias.
 
Also see . . .
1. Burnham Tavern History. (Submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Naval Battle off Machias, Maine. (Submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Varney's History of Machias, Maine (1886). (Submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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