Keywords: Land owners
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.
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.
Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.
A 1784 survey of the marsh by Moses Banks noted owners of marsh lots at that time. Click to view Salt Marsh Tools Salt hay continued to be…
A successful merchant, he was also a farmer, owner of trading vessels and a town justice. The King home, built across from the marsh, was originally…
… early 1900s salt hay was a source of income for owners of marsh acreage. To increase yield and thus profits, large-scale diking was introduced and…