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Baron St. Castin (1650-1712)

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Baron St. Castin (1650-1712)

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Baron Jean Vincent de St. Castin was born in France and served in the French military in Acadia in the early 17th century.

He married a Penobscot Indian and was active in the beaver fur trade, establishing a trading post at Castine.

He engaged in many military skimishes against the English for dominance over land in Nova Scotia and northern Maine between 1665 and 1712.

Other Information


  • Title: Baron St. Castin (1650-1712)
  • Creator: Banks, Charles E.
  • Creation Date: 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1670
  • State: ME, Nova Scotia
  • Media: Ink on paper, etching
  • Dimensions (cm): 39 x 27
  • Local Code: 1997.1.27.13_Baron Castine
  • Object Type: Image

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