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First Sea Battle / American Revolution

US-1 at O'Brien Ave
Machias, Washington County, Massachusett
 

Inscriptions

 
 

"This anchor symbolizes the historic ties 

that Machias people have with the sea,

and their commitment to liberty

as exemplified in the first naval battle

of the American Revolution fought

in Machias Bay between the

British ship Margaretta and

the Machias sloop Unity

June 12, 1775

 

Dedicated June 13, 1975

Machias Rotary Club

Machias BiCentennial"

 

 

 

"To those who know war best

In honor of those men and women

of Machias who served God and country

that this flag might wave"

 

 

 

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Can you offer a place to pitch my tent? One of the largest expenses of this tour is camping and lodging fees. I usually arrive at my campsite just before dusk and depart prior to 8:30 AM. Click on the "Contact" menu option to send me a message.