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Steamboat landing, Peaks Island, ME

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Summer resort area, with year-round residents who commute by ferry to Portland

Peaks Island is in Cumberland County, in the Portland metro area.

One theory suggests that the island, previously known as Pond Island, Michael's Island and Palmer's Island, was named for its highest point

The latitude of Peaks Island is 43.656N. The longitude is -70.196W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.


Peaks Island is in Casco Bay
Settlements on the island suffered deadly Indian attacks in 1689-90

During the Revolution, British troops landed here, paraded and left

Historic sites and museums: Fifth Maine Regiment Center

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