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Maine Resource Guide: Gilead, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from York County in 1805)



Previous Designations

Peabody's Patent; Peabody's Grant

Villages, Locations and Settlements


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Batchelders Grant, Bethel, Mason Township, Newry, Riley Township, Shelburne (N.H.)


Historical USGS Maps of Gilead, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Gilead

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Gilead, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Gilead

Gilead Historical Society

Gilead: Exploring Its Past


______, The Town Register: Bethel, Greenwood, Hanover, Woodstock, Gilead (Brunswick, Me.: The Maine Map & Register Co., 1911)

Chapman, George Whitefield, Brief History of Gilead, and prose and poetic writings (Portland, Me.: 1867)

Reiche, Howard C., The Smile of Providence: a History of Gilead, Maine, 1804-2004 (Falmouth, Me.: Long Point Press, 2004)

Wight, D. B., The Androscoggin River Valley, Gateway to the White Mountains (Rutland, Vt., C. E. Tuttle Co. , 1967)

Wight, D. B., The Wild River Wilderness (Littleton, N.H.: Courier Print. Co., 1971)

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