MVH Machias

Near the easternmost point of the U.S. proudly stands Maine Veterans’ Home in Machias. Built on the campus of Down East Community Hospital and surrounded by blueberry fields and nature trails, our home provides an active atmosphere for assisted living, memory care and respite care for veterans.

Recent Posts

Veteran Helps Found Maine Ski Area

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: September 19, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Claude Morrill Scribner grew up in Topsfield, one of five siblings: Jackie, Maude, Richard and Roland. His father, Harry, was a World War I Veteran and passed away...

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Downeast Native Grew up Raking Blueberries, Eating Fresh Caught Trout

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: August 06, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Keith Edgar Smith spent much of his childhood on the Little Kennebec Bay portion of Machias Bay, fishing for trout with his siblings, Harold and Janice.

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Machias Native Working As Teacher is Drafted into Army

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: July 25, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Richard D. McLaughlin's childhood was spent enjoying the simple things in life - games with his younger brother, enjoying the unspoiled outdoors of Downeast and so...

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Lubec Native Finds Love in Radio Before, During and After Military

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: July 01, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Henry “Hank” Stence was born in Lubec, though his family rarely stayed in one place long enough to put down roots. His father was in the military and he attended 13...

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