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Maine Resource Guide: Harrison, Cumberland County

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County · Incorporated · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Miscellaneous Resources · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Cumberland County (set off from York County in 1760)


Incorporated

1805 from parts of Otisfield and Bridgton


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Naples in 1834.

Parts of Bridgton were annexed in 1866 and 1877

This town's boundary with Bridgton was redefined in 2003 as the center of Long Lake


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bolsters Mills (Bolster's Mills), Caswells Corner (Caswell's Corner), Deer Hill, Harrison, Maple Ridge, Scribners Mill, South Harrison, Stuarts Corner, Summit Hill, Temple Hill, Twin Bridges, West Harrison (former post office at Harrison)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bridgton, Naples, Norway, Otisfield, Waterford


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Harrison, Maine


Miscellaneous Resources

History of the Harrison Baptist Church


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Harrison


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Harrison, Cumberland, Maine

Official Website: Town of Harrison

Maine Memory Network: Harrison


Bibliography

Mitchell, Harold Edward, The Town Register, Otisfield, Harrison, Naples and Sebago: 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

Moulton, Alphonso, et al., comp. and ed., Centennial History of Harrison, Maine (Portland, Me., 1909)

Ridlon, Rev. Gideon Tibbetts, Early settlers of Harrison, Maine with an historical sketch of the settlement, progress and present condition of the town (Skowhegan, Me.: Kilby & Woodbury, printers, 1877)

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