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Maine Resource Guide: Island Falls, Aroostook County

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County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1839)


Organized

1858 as Island Falls Plantation


Incorporated

1872


Previous Designations

Township No. 4, Fourth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T4 R4 WELS)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Island Falls, Walker Settlement


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Crystal, Dyer Brook, T3 R4 WELS, T4 R3 WELS


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Island Falls, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1894)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Island Falls


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Island Falls, Aroostook, Maine

Official Website: Town of Island Falls

Maine Memory Network: Island Falls


Bibliography

Donham, George H., History of the town of Island Falls, Maine: with sketches of some of the earliest inhabitants (Bangor, Me.: Bangor Daily News, 1931)

Sawyer, Nina G., comp., A History of Island Falls, Maine, from its settlement in 1843 to its centennial year 1972 : and a collection of historical sketches ([Island Falls, Me. : s.n.], c1972)

Sewall, William Wingate, as told to his daughter, Harriett Sewall Harmon, Recollections of William Wingate Sewall (1845-1930) of Island Falls, Maine : dedicated to the people of Island Falls in observance of centennial year 1972 ([Island Falls, Me.? : s.n.], c1972)

Stratton, Frances Morin Webb, as told to Richard E. Stratton, My life on the line : recollections of a childhood spent in the Maine-New Brunswick border country during the great depression ([S.l.] : The Author, c1985 (Old Town, Me. : Howland's Printing Co.))

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