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Maine Resource Guide: Charleston, Penobscot County

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County

Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)


Incorporated

1811 as the town of New Charleston; name changed in 1827 to Charleston


Previous Designations

Township No. 2, Fifth Range North of Waldo Patent (T2 R5 NWP)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Charleston, Eagle (former post office), Rollins Mills, South Charlestion (former post office), West Charleston


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Atkinson, Bradford, Corinth, Garland


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Charleston, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Charleston


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Charleston, Penobscot, Maine

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