MACHIAS, Maine — W.E.(Gary) Campbell, author of the newly published book will ‘The Aroostook War of 1839’ will be guest speaker during the 1 p.m., Sat., May 18 meeting of the Washington County Historical & Genealogical Society to be held in the Emergency Management Room, 28 Center Street, Machias. Campbell, Major (retired) served as an army logistics officer for over forty-two years in the Canadian Army, both Regular & Militia. He has a passion for military history, with logistics flavor. His discussion on the little known Aroostook War should prove to be a very interesting program.
Future meetings of the WCH&GS for the 2013 year have been announced as follows: Saturday, May 18; Saturday, August 24; and Saturday, November 16.