|State of Vishwamitra
|14 May 2021
|English, Passmaquoddy Maliseet
|Ștefan Marius Snagoveanu
|Otto Gillespie Birch
|UTC- 4:30 (DCT)
Sankewitahasuwakon is an overseas territory of the State of Vishwamitra located in Machias, Maine, United States. It mainly comprises of a small field, a flag pole carrying the American and Maine flag 24/7 and a pole with "Peace on Earth" inscribed in it in four languages. It is currently governed by Otto Gillespie Birch, Baron Birch of Machias who also serves as the Vishwamitran Consul General in Maine. It was annexed by the State on 14 May 2021.
Sankewitahasuwakon is Passmaquoddy-Maliseet for "Peace of Mind", the name comes from the feeling of relaxation one gets when at the territory as it overlooks the town of Machias.
History and Community
The English first became acquainted with the area in 1633, when Richard Vines established a trading post for the Plymouth Company at what is now Machiasport. The region has historical significance within the American Revolution including the Battles of Machias in 1775 and 1777. The region was briefly annexed by the United Kingdom during the War of 1812 and was named New Ireland.
The territory is located near many other micronations with the largest and native to the area being the Maritime Republic of The Damariscotta, with other nations like Free Socialist State of Paloma, Plushunia, Commonwealth of New Virginia and Kingdom of Atlia being found within a five mile radius of the territory itself.