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An image scanned from a black and white postcard depicting O'Brien's Rubicon in Machias, Maine. Undated.

O'Brien's Rubicon refers to the brook which Jeremiah O'Brien, the Revolutionary War Patriot, dared the men of Machias to jump across to join him in siezing the British ship Margaretta on June 12, 1775.

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MS 420, Pottle Postcard Collection

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Maine, Machias, O'Brien's Rubicon, Revolutionary War, Margaretta, brooks, roads, country, rural scenes, fields, fences, postcard

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