Friday, August 28, 2009

Vital Records of Castine, Maine

Maine Genealogical Special Publication #59 is currently available. Vital Records of Castine, Maine has been compiled by James H. Wick.

Castine, Maine is one of the oldest communities in North America, is located in Hancock County on Penobscot Bay and is thirty miles southwest of Ellsworth, the county seat. It has been occupied continuously since the early 1600s as the site of numerous trading posts, forts, missions and permanent settlement of France, Holland, England and colonial America. Before 1613, and during the course of its long history, Castine has also been home to several nations of Native Americans.

416 pages, hard cover, 12, 457 entry Every Name Index. 2009.

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