The Party Is Underway! Lots of planning and events for the entire family available for the Houlton Maine 200th Birthday Celebration! For highlights of events thru out August visit here. The Southern Aroostook area is rich in history and here is more on the past for Houlton Maine here! Spread the word and help Northern Maine get the attention this event deserves! Joseph Houlton cruised in to area in 1805..and two years later the settlement because a town and lots of folks from Salem Massachusetts area made the long trek north to start new! Plan to visit "The Shiretown" Houlton Maine during this historic event..from fireworks, to reanactments, to early farm demonstrations, plays, open houses and a town reunion..there is something for everyone!