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Maine Resource Guide: Newport, Penobscot County

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

County

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


Incorporated

1814 from East Pond Plantation


Previous Designations

Township No. 4, Third Range North of Waldo Patent (T4 R3 NWP)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Billings Hill, Coburn (Coburn Corner), East Newport, Hasty Corner, Marsh's Corner (former location at East Newport), Newport (Newport Village), Newport Junction (former railroad station), North Newport, Rowe Corner, Wedgewood Corners (former location)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Corinna, Etna, Palmyra, Plymouth, Stetson


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Newport, Maine

Map of Camp Benson, G.A.R. Association, Newport, Maine (1894)


Newspapers

The Rolling Thunder Express


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Newport


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Newport, Penobscot, Maine

Official Website: Town of Newport

Maine Memory Network: Newport


Bibliography

Friend, Gilman N., Newport sesqui-centennial, 1814-1964 (Newport, Me., 1964)

Mitchell, W. H. A Brief History of Newport, Maine: 1814-1914 (Newport, Me.: A.W. Lander, printer, 1914)

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