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Maine Resource Guide: Portage Lake, Aroostook County

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County

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


Organized

1850 as Portage Lake Plantation; organized in 1872; successor to the former plantation organized in 1895; organized in 1905


Incorporated

1909


Previous Designations

Township No. 13, Sixth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T13 R6 WELS)

Includes Somerset Academy Grant and Maine Female Seminary Grant


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Buffalo, Portage


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Nashville Plantation, T13 R5 WELS, T13 R7 WELS, T14 R6 WELS


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Portage Lake, 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

Alward Grave, Portage, Me.

Goodblood Cemetery, Portage, Me.

McCormack Family Cemetery, Portage, Me.

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Cemetery, Portage, Me.

Portage Municipal Cemetery, Portage, Me.

Sutherland Cemetery, Portage, Me.


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Portage Lake


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Portage Lake, Aroostook, Maine

Official Website: Town of Portage Lake

The Upper St. John River Valley: Portage Lake

Maine Memory Network: Portage

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