Machias

The Town of Yorkshire, including the current Town of Machias, and a portion of
the Town of Farmersville, was formed from the Town of Ischua in 1820.  In 1821,
the area of the Town of Farmersville was set off creating the current Town of
Farmersville.  In 1827, that portion of the Town of Yorkshire encompassing the
current Town of Machias was removed.  In 1844 a portion of the Town of Freedom
was annexed to Yorkshire.  In 1847, a portion of the Town of Yorkshire was annexed
to Machias, leaving the Town of Yorkshire as it is today.

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