Baron St. Castin (1650-1712)
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
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.