Hopley Yeaton, Lubec, 1974

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society


“The Father of the Coast Guard” died and was buried in North Lubec in May, 1812. The original but disintegrated headstone was replaced by the DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution, in 1924. It reads, “In memory of/Hopley Yeaton, Esq./who departed this life/at Lubec on the 12 day/of May A.D. 1812./A PATRIOT of 76/a son of freedom and of order too/Unawed by party to his country true/No joys domestic nor love of life/could cool his patriot zeal in peace or strife/Yielding his utmost aid with glory and success.” This photograph was taken on November 1, 1974.

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  • Title: Hopley Yeaton, Lubec, 1974
  • Creator: United States Coast Guard
  • Creation Date: 1974-11-01
  • Subject Date: 1974-11-01
  • Location: Lubec, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 14.0 cm x 11.5 cm
  • Local Code: Hopley Yeaton Nov 1 1974 1
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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