|The Blockhouse, Fort Kent, Maine 2014|
Photo: Julia Bayly, Bangor Daily News
Then began a "push and shove" between the two Countries and resulted in the Aroostook War. That war was bloodless but it did settle the matter with the Webster-Ashburton Treaty. In the end neither party got what it wanted and the border of the Crown of Maine was kind of a split between the two.
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|A photo from the late 1800's|
Photo: Fort Kent Historical Society