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Castine, Maine is a town in Hancock County on the east side of the Penobscot Bay.  It is one of the most historic and lovely towns in New England, first settled in 1613.  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine Genealogy|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Castine'''<br>{{MEHanCasMap}}<br>__TOC__<br><br>
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===Town Clerk ===
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'''Castine Town Clerk'''<br>P.O. Box 204<br>Castine, Maine 04421<br>Phone: 207-326-4502<br>email:[mailto:townoffice@castine.me.us townoffice@castine.me.us]<br>[http://castine.me.us/ Castine Website]
  
The town was once capital of Acadia and became the strongest British fortress in New England, and the last to be surrendered at the close of the War of 1812.&nbsp; It is home to the Maine Maritime Academy, boasts more mature American elm trees than other towns, and many historic buildings - see [http://hcpcme.org/castine/history http://hcpcme.org/castine/history].  
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=== Brief History  ===
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Castine, Maine is a town in Hancock County on the east side of the Penobscot Bay, first settled in 1613. The town was once capital of Acadia and became the strongest British fortress in New England, and the last to be surrendered at the close of the War of 1812.  
  
For the history of Castine, see [http://www.newenglandtravelplanner.com/go/me/castine/history.html http://www.newenglandtravelplanner.com/go/me/castine/history.html].
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=== Historical Data  ===
  
Castine area genealogy may be accessed via [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mehancoc http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mehancoc] and http://resourcehelp.com/me_gen.htm
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=== Town Histories  ===
  
The Castine Historical Society is a gem - see [http://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org http://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org]
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
[[Category:Towns in Maine]]
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=== Probate Records  ===
  
The local Wilson Museum is&nbsp;engaging - see [http://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org http://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org]
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The historic lighthouse is interesting - see [http://www.lighthouse.cc/dicehead http://www.lighthouse.cc/dicehead]
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=== Maps  ===
  
Learn more about Castine at http://www.resourcehelp.com/hiscas.htm
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The Castine Historical Society [http://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org Castine Historical Society]
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[[Category:Hancock_County,_Maine]]

Latest revision as of 22:00, 11 May 2017

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Town Clerk

Castine Town Clerk
P.O. Box 204
Castine, Maine 04421
Phone: 207-326-4502
email:townoffice@castine.me.us
Castine Website

Brief History

Castine, Maine is a town in Hancock County on the east side of the Penobscot Bay, first settled in 1613. The town was once capital of Acadia and became the strongest British fortress in New England, and the last to be surrendered at the close of the War of 1812.

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

Probate Records

City Directories

Maps

Cemeteries

Churches

Land Records

Town Records

Newspapers

Libraries and Historical Societies

The Castine Historical Society Castine Historical Society

Websites

References