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Maine Resource Guide: Prentiss Township, Penobscot County

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County

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


Incorporated

1858 as the town of Prentiss; organization surrendered in 1939


Organized

1940 as Prentiss Plantation; organization surrendered in 1990


Previous Designations

Township No. 7, Third Range North of Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T7 R3 NBPP)


Boundary Changes

Part of Drew Plantation was annexed in 1869


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Deerfield (former post office at Prentiss), Prentiss, Thompson Corners


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Carroll Plantation, Drew Plantation, T8 R3 NBPP, Webster Plantation


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Prentiss, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Prentiss


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Prentiss Plantation, Penobscot, Maine

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