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Maine Resource Guide: Frenchboro, Hancock County

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


Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1840 as Long Island Plantation for election purposes from Long Island, Duck Island, Black Island, Placentia Island, Pond Island, Calf Island, Black Island, and Harbor Island


1857 as the town of Islandport; organization surrendered in 1858


1858 as Long Island Plantation


1979 as the town of Frenchboro

Previous Designations

Lunt's Long Island Plantation

Boundary Changes

Calf Island and West Black Island were set off to Swans Island in 1901

Prominent Islands

Black Island, Great Duck Island, Little Duck Island, Long Island, Placentia Island

Villages, Locations and Settlements


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Southwest Harbor, Swans Island, Tremont


Historical USGS Maps of Long Island, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Long Island Plantation

General Resources

Official Website: Town of Frenchboro

Frenchboro Library and Frenchboro Historical Society


Lunt, Vivian D., Frenchboro, Long Island Plantation, Maine ([s.l. : s.n., 1967?])

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