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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

County

Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Organized

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



Incorporated

1857 as the town of Islandport; organization surrendered in 1858


Reorganized

1858 as Long Island Plantation



Incorporated

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

Frenchboro


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Southwest Harbor, Swans Island, Tremont


Maps

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


Bibliography

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

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