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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

"John Allan lived on Eastport’s Moose Island in retirement. And patriot Hopley Yeaton, native of New Hampshire and appointed by President Washington…"

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

"… a process learned in Nova Scotia 1798 • Eastport (Moose Island) incorporated – includes Lubec and North Lubec – 583 inhabitants Sailing…"

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

"Lubec, North Lubec and Moose Island were incorporated as the town of Eastport (Plantation 8) in 1798 with 588 inhabitants."

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 - Page 4 of 5

"… and Local Reality, 1763-1842 Moose River, Moose Head Lake and Kennebeck Road, 1820Maine Historical Society Historian Francis M."

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 - Page 3 of 5

"… recognition of settlement on the ground led Moose Island (the location of modern-day Eastport, Maine) to go to the US, while loyalist homesteads on…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

"… River (originally the Moosiec River (River of Moose). “Aroostook" is a mangled version of Wolastuq, the original name for the St. John River."

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

"After confiscating a large quantity of beaver and moose pelts, Church and his men sailed away, and the recorded history of Islesboro (called Longue…"