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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Incorporation

Incorporation Wheeler’s Mills or Souadabscook Plantation or Wheelersborough or Olive and finally Hampden Settlers called the township Souadabscook…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston is Incorporated - 1777

By 1777, Thomaston had incorporated and included, until 1848, the towns of Rockland and South Thomaston.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

Bath was incorporated as a town in 1781 while Maine was still part of Massachusetts. The community, beginning to grow rapidly, decided to become a…

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Town of Cumberland

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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City of Brewer

Brewer is the gateway to coastal communities and Acadia National Park. The city along with Bangor also serves as a trading and distribution center for the coastal areas and towns and cities to the north with the total region having a population of approximately 250,000 people.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Shipbuilders - 1780s

… Historical Society By the time Thomaston was incorporated in 1777, several enterprising men had started businesses in the “Crick Village” section…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

Not by chance did these towns arise in close proximity to the region’s many rivers, streams, and lakes.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding

… are nonexistent. By the time Thomaston was incorporated in 1777, several enterprising men had started businesses in the “Crick Village” section, a…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Georges Valley High School

Teachers at the school look for ways to incorporate the community in the education its children, and the Maine Heritage Community Project has been…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Welcome to Strong

Incorporated as a town in 1801, it was named Strong, for Gov. Caleb Strong of Massachusetts. High School Yearbook 1923Item Contributed byStrong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

In 1913, the townspeople voted to accept the incorporation of Strong Water District, which was created by another act of the legislature.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

Governor Caleb Strong, of Massachusetts, decreed on January 31, 1801, that the town be known as Strong.