“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fort Kent, Maine

Clickable Map of Aroostook County, Maine and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Aroostook County, ME (25) Penobscot County, ME (41) Piscataquis County, ME (4) Somerset County, ME (3) Washington County, ME (66)  AroostookCounty(25) Aroostook County (25)  PenobscotCounty(41) Penobscot County (41)  PiscataquisCounty(4) Piscataquis County (4)  SomersetCounty(3) Somerset County (3)  WashingtonCounty(66) Washington County (66)
Houlton is the county seat for Aroostook County
Fort Kent is in Aroostook County
      Aroostook County (25)  
      Penobscot County (41)  
      Piscataquis County (4)  
      Somerset County (3)  
      Washington County (66)  
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1Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — Allagash and St. John RiversNorthern Forest Canoe Trail
English: Wabanaki Native Americans were this area's original inhabitants, hunting, gathering and traveling along these waterways. In the 1780's, the Upper St. John Valley began to be settled by French-Canadians and Acadians. By . . . Map (db m148193) HM
2Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — America's First MileU.S. Route 1 • Fort Kent, Maine
(right panel) This site denotes the first mile of U. S. Route 1, designated on November 11, 1926. The first mile extends from the Fort Kent, Maine / Clair, New Brunswick international border to the Dube House - built in 1840, one of the . . . Map (db m137375) HM
3Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — Fort Kent
Fort Kent has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the United States.Map (db m2088) HM
4Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — One People in Two Countries / Une Vallée sans frontière
English: To St. John Valley residents, the river was never a dividing boundary. In 1842, distant governments finally agreed to divide the U.S. and Canada along the St. John River. Generations before, Acadians had settled the . . . Map (db m148168) HM
5Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — Rail Fuels Growth, Cultural ChangeLe chemin de fer contribue à la croissance économique et aux changements culturels
English: 1902: The arrival of the Bangor and Aroostook in Fort Kent marked a time of rapid economic growth. Potatoes, hay, lumber, and people were able to move efficiently south. Now, this remote French-speaking Valley with . . . Map (db m148188) HM
6Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — The Aroostook War
The Aroostook War was an undeclared, bloodless “war” that occurred in 1839. The peace treaty that ended the American Revolution in 1783 had not satisfactorily determined the boundary between New Brunswick and what is now Maine. The . . . Map (db m102463) HM
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7Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — When "going across" Was Like Crossing the StreetLorsque « changer de pays » était comme traverser la rue
English: Before bridges, railways, and paved roads, the St. John River unified communities, culture, and commerce across the entire Valley — north and south. The genealogical roots of many Valley families cross the river . . . Map (db m148184) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022