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Washington County
Founded 1790
County Seat: Machias

Sometimes referred to as "Sunrise Country" because it is the easternmost county of the United States, and it is often where the rising sun first reaches U.S. soil. Many small seaside communities have small-scale fishing-based economies. Tourism is also important along the county's shoreline, but though it is not as important as elsewhere in the state. The blueberry crop plays a major role in the county's economy; nearly 85% of the world's supply of blueberries come from Washington County.

Cities and Towns
* Addison * Alexander * Baileyville * Baring Plantation * Beals
* Beddington * Calais * Centerville (disincorporated) * Charlotte
* Cherryfield * Codyville Plantation * Columbia * Columbia Falls
* Cooper * Crawford * Cutler * Danforth * Deblois
* Dennysville * East Machias * Eastport * Grand Lake Stream
* Harrington * Indian Township * Jonesboro * Jonesport
* Lubec * Machias * Machiasport * Marshfield * Meddybemps
* Milbridge * Northfield * Pembroke * Perry * Pleasant Point
* Princeton * Robbinston * Roque Bluffs * Steuben * Talmadge
* Topsfield * Vanceboro * Waite * Wesley * Whiting
* Whitneyville * Woodland

 

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CARD RECORDS OF HEADSTONES PROVIDED FOR UNION CIVIL WAR VETERANS 1879-1903

A group project of GenealogyTrails completed in 2012. Hundreds of names of Union Veterans are listed on this site which lists the Name, Rank, Company, Regiment, place of burial, including the cemetery's name, and the city or town, county and state which it is located; grave number, if any; date of death; name of contractor who supplied the headstone and the date of the contract under which the stone was provided.

Follow this link to view the cards:
Headstones for Union Civil War Veterans



2014
1883 Pensioner List, transcribed by Susan Giest

August 2014
History
Physicians

September 2014
News/Accidents and Calamaties
Mrs. Dyer
Mr. Dyer
Mrs. Ryan
Raymond Bishop

News/Tidbits
Mrs. Shepard
Mr. Hiram Donavan

News/Deaths
Wm. H. Muhern
John Gilroy
George W. Shattuck

News/Crimes
Feeney, Tuttle
Rogers Hotel robbed

 

 

ADJACENT COUNTIES:
* Hancock County, Maine - southwest
* Aroostook County, Maine - northwest
* Penobscot County, Maine - northwest
* York County, New Brunswick, Canada - northeast
* Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada - east

 

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