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Funeral Homes in Vinalhaven, ME
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Facts about Vinalhaven, Maine
Vinalhaven is a town located on the larger of the two Fox Islands in Knox County, Maine, United States. Vinalhaven is also used to refer to the Island itself. The population was 1,165 at the 2010 census. It is home to a thriving lobster fishery and hosts a summer colony. Since there is no bridge to the island, Vinalhaven is accessible from Rockland via an approximately hour-and-fifteen-minute ferry ride across West Penobscot Bay, or by air taxi from Knox County Regional Airport.
It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 22nd, 2015 that Kathleen Jane Corey (Peterson) died in Oxford, Massachusetts. Ms. Corey was 65 years old and was born in Vinalhaven, ME. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kathleen Jane's life.
It was reported by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on August 26th, 2012 that George A Smith passed on in Worcester, Massachusetts. Smith was 87 years old and was born in Vinalhaven, ME. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor George A's life.
It was written by Sacramento Bee on March 11th, 2012 that Kenneth Black "Ken" Calderwood passed away in California. Calderwood was 90 years old and was born in Vinalhaven, ME. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kenneth Black "Ken"'s life.
It was reported on January 27th, 2010 that Derek Leighton died in Vinalhaven, Maine. Leighton was 29 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Derek's life.
The first permanent English settlement occurred in 1766 when Thaddeus Carver from Marshfield, Massachusetts Massachusetts arrived, and later purchased on the southern shore near what would become known as Carver's Harbor. Pinkish-gray Vinalhaven granite, excavated by the Bodwell Granite Company, can be seen in the Harry S Truman Building Department Building in Washington, D.C. Since there is no bridge to the island, Vinalhaven is accessible from Rockland, Maine via an approximately hour and fifteen minute ferry ride across Penobscot Bay Penobscot Bay, or by air taxi from the Rockland airport.
Archeological remains indicate that the island was first inhabited 3800–5000 years ago by the Red Paint People. The population was 1,235 at the 2000 United States Census census. The Movie The Islander was also film on Vinalhaven some of the locals were shown in the movie as well.
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