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Maine Resource Guide: Lagrange, Penobscot County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)


Incorporated

1832 from Hammond and Oxford Plantations


Previous Designations

LaGrange, La Grange

The southern part of the town-evidently that part organized as Hammond Plantation-was formerly Township No. 2 Old Indian Purchase, West of Penobscot River (T2 OIP WPR)-called on one map Township No. 1, Second Range, on still another Township No. 2, Second Range


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Binney (former railroad station), Cold Brook (former railroad station), Down East (former post office at Lagrange), Lagrange, Morris (former railroad station), South Lagrange, West (former railroad station)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Alton, Argyle Township, Bradford, Edinburg, Howland, Medford, Orneville Township


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Lagrange, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: LaGrange


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: La Grange, Penobscot, Maine

Official Website: Town of Lagrange


Bibliography

Sawtell, Bill, Josephine Blake Bail, et al., Old LaGrange (Greenville, Me.: Moosehead Communications, 2003)

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