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

Saint Croix Island

 
 
Saint Croix Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
1. Saint Croix Island Marker
Inscription.  

St. Croix Island has been presented to the United States of America as a monument to Sieur de Monts and Samuel de Champlain on the North American continent. The creation of this monument has been accomplished as a result of the public spirit and cooperation of a number of people including: William Belmont Parker, Helen Newton Parker, Charles E. Barnard, Herbert W. Barnard, Jr., Romona Osburn Wait and members of the Eaton and Parker families.

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Barrett Parker
June 30, 1968

 
Location. 45° 7.44′ N, 67° 8.836′ W. Marker is near Calais, Maine, in Washington County. Marker is on the grounds of Saint Croix Island International Historic Site, near the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 84 Saint Croix Drive, Calais ME 04619, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Saint Croix Island International Historic Site / An Enduring Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Strangers Offshore / Étrangers du grand large (within
Saint Croix Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
2. Saint Croix Island Marker
Saint Croix Island IHS Visitor Center in background
shouting distance of this marker); Settling on Saint Croix Island / Colonisation de l'île Sainte-Croix (within shouting distance of this marker); Building A Community / Tout à bâtir (within shouting distance of this marker); Exploring the Coast / Exploration de la côte (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trapped For The Winter / Prisonniers de l'hiver (about 300 feet away); Lessons Learned / Leçons durement apprises (about 400 feet away); Imagining the Settlement / La colonie telle qu'on l'imagine (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calais.
 
Also see . . .  Saint Croix Island International Historic Site. (Submitted on October 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Saint Croix Island IHS Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
3. Saint Croix Island IHS Sign
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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