MVH Augusta

The first of six Maine Veterans’ Homes, our location is rich in culture and history. Our home is located just a mile from historic downtown Augusta, and neighbors a natural wetland home to waterfowl, deer and other wildlife.

Recent Posts

An Augusta Son Translates for Troops in Europe

Author: MVH Augusta
Posted: October 11, 2021
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Born and raised on April 23, 1927, Joseph Gilbert was one of nine children in the family of Aggie (Bonenfant) and Joseph P. Gilbert.

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Young Nurse Had to Convince Military To Let Her In

Author: MVH Augusta
Posted: June 30, 2021
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Evelyn Bovie is the middle child between two brothers. While her mother stayed home to care for the home and children, her...

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Marine Veteran Met President Roosevelt and Worked Atop Empire State Building

Author: MVH Augusta
Posted: June 13, 2021
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Forever a New Yorker, no matter where he happened to live throughout his life, Donald Barnett grew up in Washington Heights, located on the north end of the Big...

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Army Veteran Helped Fellow Soldiers as Physical Therapist

Author: MVH Augusta
Posted: May 26, 2021
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Henry Arthur Irons was born in Washington, D.C., the only child to Henry Sr. and Virginia Irons.

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