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Maine Resource Guide: Eagle Lake, Aroostook County

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County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1843)


Organized

1859 as Eagle Lake Plantation for election purposes, and again in 1868; organized in 1874, 1875, and 1880; organized for the assessment of taxes in 1887; successor to former plantation organized in 1895; organized for the assessment of taxes in 1896


Incorporated

1911


Previous Designations

Township No. 16, Seventh Range West of the Easterly Line of the State(T16 R7 WELS)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Cushing (former railroad station), Eagle Lake, Plaisted


Adjacent Towns and Townships

T16 R6 WELS, T16 R8 WELS, Wallagrass, Winterville Plantation


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Eagle Lake, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 5. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 5. (1894)


Cemeteries

St. Mary Cemetery


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Eagle Lake

World War I Veterans: Frenchville, St Agatha, Fort Kent, Wallagrass, Plaisted, Eagle Lake, and Winterville, Maine


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Eagle Lake, Aroostook, Maine

The Upper St. John River Valley: Eagle Lake

Maine Memory Network: Eagle Lake


Bibliography

______, "The History of Eagle Lake," Annual report of the municipal officers of the town of Eagle Lake, Maine for the municipal year ending February 28, 1963 ([Houlton, Me. : Aroostook Print Shop, 1963?])

Ouellette, James C., Eagle Lake : the history of a lumbering town in Aroostook County, Maine (Brunswick, Me. : Harpswell Press, c1980)

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