Machias is a small town in Maine, on the shore of the Machias River. It was established in 1633 as a trading town. Today, it is known as a quaint, small university town with beautiful waterfront views and colorful autumns.
People Born in Machias
Machias in People's Lives
Albert Gallatin: I moved here from Boston in 1780, and much preferred this town, which offered a simpler, more natural lifestyle. I began a trading business here and even accepted command of a defense garrison here for a short time. Due to financial difficulties, I left in 1781.