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: From Cattle Farmer to Coast Guard

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: January 04, 2020
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Eldridge “Prid” Dowling was born on May 19, 1920, in the small town East Machias, the second oldest of four brothers and two sisters, of George and Iva Dowling. It...

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Veteran Goes On To Have Career with Chicago Fire Dept.

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: December 19, 2019
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

Donald Leo Burke was born Aug. 5, 1926, in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest child of Martha and Leo Burke. He has a brother and sister, Patrick and Marge.

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Army Veteran is Proud of Logging Career in Maine

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: September 27, 2019
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

For Maurice “Artie” Moon, there’s nothing like being in the iconic Maine woods.

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William "Bill" G. Garnett | MVH - Machias Veteran of the Month | U.S. Army

Author: MVH Machias
Posted: August 29, 2019
Category: Maine Veterans of the Month

On January 28, 1929, William “Bill” G. Garnett was born in the small fishing village of Jonesport. Bill was one of nine of Helen and Clarence’s children. With four...

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