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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 reported by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 22nd, 2015 that Kathleen Jane Corey (Peterson) passed on in Oxford, Massachusetts. Ms. Corey was 65 years old and was born in Vinalhaven, ME. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kathleen Jane's life.
It was revealed 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 noted by Sacramento Bee on March 11th, 2012 that Kenneth Black "Ken" Calderwood passed on 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 revealed on January 27th, 2010 that Derek Leighton passed away in Vinalhaven, Maine. Leighton was 29 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow 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. Later, it became Abenaki territory. Others soon followed to establish the remote fishing community in the Gulf of Maine. The first families of Vinalhaven are considered to be Arey, Calderwood, Carver, Coombs, Dyer, Ginn, Greem, Hopkins, Lane, Leadbetter, Norton, Philbrook, Pierce, Robert, Smith, Wadsworth, Warren and Vinal. In 1847, the North Island was set off as North Haven, Maine Haven.
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