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Maine Resource Guide: Presque Isle, Aroostook County

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County · Incorporated · Incorporated as a City · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Cemetery Records · Census Records · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Aroostook County (set off from Washington County in 1839)


Incorporated

1859 from Presque Isle Plantation


Incorporated as a City

1940


Previous Designations

Townships Letter F and G, Second Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (TF & TG R2 WELS)


Boundary Changes

Plantation Letter G, Second Range, was set off from Presque Isle Plantation and organized in 1852

The town of Maysville (incorporated in 1859) was annexed in 1883


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Aroostook Farm (former railroad station), Caribou Road, East Maysville (former post office), English (former railroad station), Goddings (former railroad station), Maysville, Maysville Center (former post office), Parkhurst, Perry (former railroad station), Phair, Presque Isle, Presque Isle Junction, Rands, Riverview (former railroad station), Saunders (former railroad station), Sawyer Corner, Scott (former railroad station), South Presque Isle (former post office), Spragueville, Washburn Junction


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Caribou, Chapman, Easton, Fort Fairfield, Mapleton, Washburn, Westfield


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Presque Isle, Maine

Maps of Fort Fairfield, Presque Isle, Caribou and Mechanic Falls, 1885

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

Presque Isle, Aroostook Co. (1894)

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

Bird's-Eye View of Presque Isle, 1894


Cemetery Records

Fairmount Cemetery


Census Records

1837 Census of Caribou,

Presque Isle, Ft. Fairfield and other townships in Aroostook Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Presque Isle

Presque Isle and Mayville Civil War Soldiers


General Resources

First Settlers of the Aroostook River Valley: Presque Isle

FamilySearch Catalog: Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine

Official Website: City of Presque Isle

Maine Memory Network: Presque Isle

Maine Memory Network: Maysville

Maine Memory Network: Spragueville

Maine Community Heritage Project: Presque Isle


Bibliography

______, Houlton, Presque Isle, Fort Fairfield and Caribou directory, 1900 (Boston, Mass.: A. B. Sparrow, 1900)

______, Presque Isle, 1820-1920 ([Presque Isle, Me.? : s.n., 1920?])

______, Presque Isle Centurama: Presque Isle Maine's 100 yrs of history; historical commemorative spectacle ([Presque Isle?: Presque Isle Civic Roundtable, Inc.?, 1959?])

Bacon, George Fox, Northern Maine, its points of interest and its representative business men, embracing Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn and Kingman (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1891)

Clark, Marilyn, William Clark Ketcham, and Dale Steinhauer, 125th Birthday Committee presents "City of Presque Isle: 125th historical booklet, 1859-1984" ([Presque Isle, Me.?: Presque Isle Area Chamber of Commerce], c1984)

Graves, Laila, "Glimpses of our local history," Presque Isle Star Herald, 27 June 1984

Graves, Richard A., III, Forgotten times : Presque Isle's first 150 years (Presque Isle, Me. : The Author, c2006 (Presque Isle : Northeast Publishing))

Hodshon, Gail, A general history of events on Main Street in Presque Isle ([Presque Isle, Me.] : The Author, 1983)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Presque Isle register (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Pub., 1904)

Park, Rev. George M., [Presque Isle history] (typescript, c1916)

Patten, Roland T., comp., Important data in the history of Presque Isle ([Presque Isle, Me.?: Star-Herald Pub. Co., 1932?)

Steinhauer, Dale R., ed., Pioneer Presque Isle : to 1859 (Presque Isle, Me. : 125th Anniversary Committee, 1984)

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