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Aroostook County Maine Historical Markers

 
America's First Mile Marker (<i>left-side panel</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 1, 2019
America's First Mile Marker (left-side panel)
Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — America's First Mile
(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
Maine (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
Maine (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
Maine (Aroostook County), Orient — Orient Veterans Memorial

Blake Bartlett • Brent Bartlett • Donald Brown Leroy Brown • Lynwood Brown • William Brown Michael Carr • Darrell Colson • Bliss Deering Hazen Deering • Ellis Dwyer • Virgil Dwyer Babb Elliot • Gary D. Faulkner Sr. • Melony Faulkner . . . — Map (db m125163) WM

Maine (Aroostook County), Presque Isle — Maine Solar System Model — Scale: 1:93,000,000
You are part of Northern Maine’s Aroostook County 40-mile long scale model of the Solar System. At this scale, one mile along U.S. Route 1 equals the distance from the Earth to the Sun, known as an “astronomical unit”. The Sun is located . . . — Map (db m58942) HM
Maine (Aroostook County), Winterville — The Aroostook and Fish River Roads
The northern portion of present-day Route 11 from Sherman to Fort Kent was planned and constructed in many stages from 1826 to the 1850s. This stretch of road includes two historical routes: the Aroostook Road, which ran 75 miles from Molunkus . . . — Map (db m102464) HM

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