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Maine Resource Guide: New Canada, Aroostook County

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

County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1843)


Organized

1840 as Hancock Plantation for election purposes, together with the township later Wallagrass (set off in 1859)


Reorganized

1881 as New Canada Plantation from Hancock Plantation (Varney's 1886 Gazetteer gives the plantation name as "Casco"); organized for the assessment of taxes in 1887, 1892, and 1896


Incorporated

1976 as the town of New Canada


Previous Designations

Township No. 17, Sixth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T17 R6 WELS)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Daigle


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Fort Kent, T16 R6 WELS, T17 R5 WELS, Wallagrass


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of New Canada, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 5. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 5. (1894)


Cemeteries

Holy Family Cemetery, Daigle, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: New Canada Plantation


General Resources

The Upper St. John River Valley: New Canada Plantation

Holy Family Catholic Church, Daigle, Maine

Maine Memory Network: New Canada

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