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History of Eastport, Maine, USA

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Eastport, Maine, USA

Eastport, Washington, Maine, USA

Eastport is the most eastern city in the United States. The city is considered the first place in the United States to receive the rays of the morning sun.

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  • 1814 - Eastport is the only United States owned principality that has been under rule by a foreign government. It was held from 1814 to 1818 by British troops under King George following the conclusion of the War of 1812.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ maine.html

  • Eastport, Maine, USA
    East Port and Passamaquoddy Bay
    American Scenery,
    by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
    Artwork
  • 1854 - Eastport
    Eastport, a post-township of Washington county, Maine, 234 miles N. E. from Port land. The township consists of Moose Is land, comprising about 2000...Read MORE...


  • News 1864 - Disastrous Fire at Eastport, Me.
    A fire broke out at half past 1, Sunday morning, on Union wharf, Eastport, Me., and continued until 8, consuming all the business part of the town....Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - TELEGRAMS. TERRIFIC HURRICANE AT EASTPORT, ME. Great Destruction of Property and Life. THE STORM IN MAINE.
    Fearful Hurricane at Eastport - The Town in Ruins - Terrible Loss of Life - A Large Number of Vessels Wrecked - The Swift River Freshet - Immense...Read MORE...


  • 1875 - June 18 - A severe coastal storm (or possible hurricane) struck the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia. Eastport ME reported wind gusts to 57 mph.

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  • 1876 - February 17 - Sardines 1st canned (Julius Wolff-Eastport, Maine)

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  • News 1886 - A MAINE TOWN IN FLAMES. THE DISASTROUS FIRE THAT SWEPT THROUGH EASTPORT.
    PORTLAND, Me., Oct. 14. - The most disastrous fire that ever visited Eastport laid waste to-day a large portion of the town. The fire caught among...Read MORE...


  • 1886 - Eastport
    Eastport is a town and island in the south-easterly part of Washington County, in Passamaquoddy Bay. The nearest towns are Perry on the north-west,...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Eastport
    Eastport, a port of entry of Washington co., Me., is on Moose Island, in Passamaquoddy Bay, about 25 miles S.S.E. of Calais, and 100 miles E. of...Read MORE...


  • Eastport, Maine, USA
    Eastport, Me., from Fort Sullivan
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  • Eastport, Maine, USA
    National Bank and Library
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  • Eastport, Maine, USA
    Elm Street
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  • 1916
    Eastport, a city and port of entry of Washington co., Me., is on Moose Island, in Passamaquoddy Bay, about 25 miles SSE. of Calais, on tho Washington ...Read MORE...




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Eastport, Maine, USA
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East Port and Passamaquoddy Bay
American Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Artwork

Eastport, Maine, USA
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Eastport, Me., from Fort Sullivan
Postcard

Eastport, Maine, USA
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National Bank and Library
Postcard

Eastport, Maine, USA
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Elm Street
Postcard


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  • 1814 - Eastport is the only United States owned principality that has been under rule by a foreign government. It was held from 1814 to 1818 by British troops under King George following the conclusion of the War of 1812.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ maine.html
  • 1854 - Eastport
    Eastport, a post-township of Washington county, Maine, 234 miles N. E. from Port land. The township consists of Moose Is land, comprising about 2000... Read MORE...

  • News  1864 - Disastrous Fire at Eastport, Me.
    A fire broke out at half past 1, Sunday morning, on Union wharf, Eastport, Me., and continued until 8, consuming all the business part of the town.... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - TELEGRAMS. TERRIFIC HURRICANE AT EASTPORT, ME. Great Destruction of Property and Life. THE STORM IN MAINE.
    Fearful Hurricane at Eastport - The Town in Ruins - Terrible Loss of Life - A Large Number of Vessels Wrecked - The Swift River Freshet - Immense... Read MORE...

  • 1875 - June 18 - A severe coastal storm (or possible hurricane) struck the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia. Eastport ME reported wind gusts to 57 mph.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1876 - February 17 - Sardines 1st canned (Julius Wolff-Eastport, Maine)

    historyorb.com
  • 1886 - Eastport
    Eastport is a town and island in the south-easterly part of Washington County, in Passamaquoddy Bay. The nearest towns are Perry on the north-west,... Read MORE...

  • News  1886 - A MAINE TOWN IN FLAMES. THE DISASTROUS FIRE THAT SWEPT THROUGH EASTPORT.
    PORTLAND, Me., Oct. 14. - The most disastrous fire that ever visited Eastport laid waste to-day a large portion of the town. The fire caught among... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Eastport
    Eastport, a port of entry of Washington co., Me., is on Moose Island, in Passamaquoddy Bay, about 25 miles S.S.E. of Calais, and 100 miles E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Eastport, a city and port of entry of Washington co., Me., is on Moose Island, in Passamaquoddy Bay, about 25 miles SSE. of Calais, on tho Washington ... Read MORE...

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