There’s Only One Masardis

I heard a while back that there are no other places named Masardis in the USA or Canada. A quick internet search led me to a page that said there are no other places named Masardis in the world. As such, I’ve decided to refer to it as simply Masardis, and no longer Masardis, Maine. If you have a problem with this, please write it up and send it to the mayor of Nantucket, Massachusetts.

From the Presque Isle chamber of commerce:

“Masardis was named by the early Indians. Masardis means ‘where two rivers meet;’ others claim it means a large stream. There are two rivers in this area, and they are the Aroostook River and the St. Croix River.”

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