An image scanned from a color postcard depicting the Burnham Tavern in Machias Maine. Undated.
The Burnham Tavern was constructed in 1770 by Job Burham, and was the site for planning by local Revolutionary War patriots to capture the British naval vessel Margaretta in June, 1775.
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Requested credit line: Image courtesy of Special Collections, Raymond H.
Fogler Library, DigitalCommons@UMaine,
MS 420, Pottle Postcard Collection
Maine, Machias, Burnham Tavern, taverns, colonial, Revolutionary War, postcard