Keywords: Land companies.
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1926 Location: Brunswick Client: Central Maine Power Company Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.
The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.
The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.
Conflicting land grants, competing companies (including the Pejepscot Company), and squatters created a dynamic landscape with much at stake as the…
Moses Banks’ 1784 survey map became the basis for all marsh lot purchases, work and disputes involving these companies.
… “An Act to Incorporate the Little River Dyking Company.” Chapter 533, 1871 ------ “An Act to Incorporate the Southgate Dyking Company.” Chapter…