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Maine Resource Guide: Drew Plantation, Penobscot County

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

County

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


Organized

1856 as Drew Plantation; organization legalized in 1868


Incorporated

1921 as the town of Drew; organization surrendered in 1934


Reorganized

1934 as Drew Plantation


Previous Designations

Township No. 7, Fourth Range North of Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T7 R4 NBPP)


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Prentiss Township (then the town of Prentiss) in 1869

Land was set off to Reed (now Reed Plantation) in 1889, and part of that plantation was annexed in 1903


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Meadow Brook (former railroad station), Upper Drew


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Kingman Township, Macwahoc Plantation, Prentiss Township, Reed Plantation, T8 R4 NBPP


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Drew, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)


Census Records

1837 Census of Drew

(7R4), Penobscot Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Drew Plantation


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Drew Plantation, Penobscot, Maine


Bibliography

Parsons, Eleanor Currie, A town called Drew & beyond (Rockport, Mass: Sandy Bay Historical Society and Museums, 2003)

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