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Maine Resource Guide: Dedham, Hancock County

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

County

Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Incorporated

1837 from Township No. 8, from which Otis had been set off in 1835


Previous Designations

Westerly part of Township No. 8 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T8 EPR LS); New Boston


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Brewer in 1841, and to Ellsworth in 1852

Part of Bucksport was annexed in 1909


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dedham (Dedham Village), East Dedham, Green Lake (Greenlake), Lucerne-in-Maine (formerly Colony Village, site of Lake House)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bucksport, Clifton, Eddington, Ellsworth, Holden, Orland, Otis


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Dedham, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Dedham


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Dedham, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: Town of Dedham

Dedham Historical Society


Bibliography

Emery, Martha, History of Dedham, Maine ([Dedham, Me.] : Dedham Bicentennial Committee, [1976])

Sullivan, Myra E., "Inscriptions at Dedham, Maine," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 89 (Boston, Mass., 1935)

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