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Maine Resource Guide: Crystal, Aroostook County

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County · Organized · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1839)


Organized

1840 as Crystal Plantation for election purposes; organization legaliized in 1878; successor to former plantation organized in 1895


Incorporated

1901


Previous Designations

Township No. 4, Fifth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T4 R5 WELS)


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Sherman in 1881


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Belvedere (former railroad station), Crystal, Crystal Pit (former railroad station)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Hersey, Island Falls, Patten, Sherman


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Crystal, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1894)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Crystal


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Crystal, Aroostook, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Crystal


Bibliography

Corliss, Carlton Jonathan, "The story of Crystal : before 1900" (typescript, 20 April 1937)

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