Colonel John Allan's cenotaph, Treat's Island, 1970
Contributed by Edith Comstock through Lubec Memorial Library
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The monument to Col. John Allan, which is on Treat's Island, was dedicated in August 1860 and bears the names of Allan's descendants.
John Allan was born in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland, on January 3, 1746. He died February 7, 1805 in Lubec.
He was commissioned by Washington as a colonel in the Continental Army and was a member of Washington's personal staff. He also served as commander of the Machias Militia from 1776-1783.
He assisted in the negotiations to establish the northeast boundary of Maine, and served as superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Eastern Department under General George Washington.
- Title: Colonel John Allan's cenotaph, Treat's Island, 1970
- Creator: Comstock, Edith
- Creation Date: 1970-08-01
- Subject Date: 1860
- Local Name: Treat's Island
- Town: Eastport
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 10 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Lubec Memorial Library
55 Water Street, Lubec, ME 04652
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LC Subject Headings
Indians of North America--New Brunswick
Northeast boundary of the United States
Indians of North America--Maine
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Allan, John, 1747-1805--Family
Allan, John, 1747-1805--Monuments
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