Sankewitahasuwakon

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Sankewitahasuwakon
Overseas Territory of Sankewitahasuwakon
Official seal of Sankewitahasuwakon
Seal
Consul General Maine.jpg
Sovereign stateState of Vishwamitra
Annexation14 May 2021
Official languagesEnglish, Passmaquoddy Maliseet
Leaders
• Monarch
Dhrubajyoti Roy
Gheorghe Stefan Marius
• Governor
Archie Birch
Time zoneUTC- 4:30 (DCT)
Date formatdd-mm-yyyy
Driving sideleft

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 Archie Birch, Baron of Machias who also serves as the Vishwamitran Consul General in Maine. It was annexed by the State on 14 May 2021.

Etymology

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 Reino de Atlia being found within a five mile radius of the territory itself.