Contributed by Abbot Historical Society
The first set of Moosehorns were erected as a guidepost in 1817 by Joseph Bearce of Hebron to mark the divergence of the trail from Blanchard to Monson, where he was the first settler.
New horns were erected in 1822 by William Weeks and mulitple sets have been replacements over the years. In 1961, the Tisbury Manor Chapter of the DAR in Monson placed a bronze plaque on the site to permanently mark its history.
About This Item
- Title: The Moosehorns, Monson
- Creation Date: 1914-09-04
- Subject Date: 1914-09-04
- Local Name: Abbot-Maine
- Town: Abbot
- County: Piscataquis
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 14.60 cm x 24.76 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- early roadways
- early roadwaysTisbury Manor Chapter, DAR
- early settlers
- early settlers of Piscataquis County
- Moose horns
- Moose racks
- Tisbury Manor Chapter DAR
- Tisbury Manor Chapter, DAR
For more information about this item, contact:Abbot Historical Society
PO Box 173, Guilford, ME 04443
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