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.
- 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: 1918.104.22.168_Baron Castine
- Object Type: Image
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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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