Tag Archives: Machias

Machias reenactors look to create a home for history

When Maine Game Warden Joe McBrine first donned an historical costume to step back in time and relive the early days of Machias, he did not know that something much bigger was planted that day. Today, McBrine knows a seed has taken root and that there is a good chance something wonderful could happen for […]

Looking for some living history? Head to Machias and the Wild Blueberry Festival

There will be something new and different at this year’s 43rd annual Machias Wild Blueberry Festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 17, 18 and 19, and it has nothing to do with blueberries. Reminiscent of Paul Revere’s ride and his famous warning, “the British are Coming,” these same words will be shouted from one […]

One Day in June, Margaretta Days Festival

Imagine a beautiful sunny morning in a small part of the country that remains true to its history and celebrates it every single year. It is June, and the sky is blue and the trees are green. After an early morning breakfast at the American Legion, a small procession makes its way to the courthouse. […]