Machias in Washington County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
First Permanent English Settlement in Machias Bay
1763 - 1904
Erected 1904 by Hannah Weston Chapter, D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 2005.
Location. 44° 42.849′ N, 67° 27.57′ 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. Marker has been relocated to 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. Burnham Tavern (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 (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 . . . Machias, Maine, at Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 832 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.