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

Army Veteran is Family Man, Teacher, Superintendent, and Inn Owner

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: April 20, 2021
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

It was a thankful day indeed for the parents of Richard “Dick” Holbrook Grant, who was born Nov. 24, 1927, in New Briton, Connecticut, two days before Thanksgiving, 

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Duke Blue Devel Goes On To Be Naval Pilot

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: March 28, 2021
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bruce W. Benson fondly remembers his childhood spent with brothers Daniel and Edward Jr. Bruce looked up to his older brother Edward and...

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Coastie Worked at Maine Staples in Downeast Maine

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: March 19, 2021

Bostonian Robert W. Hall felt fortunate to grow up along the New England coast. He and his family enjoyed so many summers on nearby Cape Cod that it’s no wonder that...

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Navy Veteran Served in WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: February 13, 2021
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Orlando King was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on May 18, 1924. He was one of four children of Percy P. King and Ester. E. Stevens King, but is the only surviving...

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