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Maine Resource Guide: Salem Township, Franklin County

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Franklin County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Franklin County in 1838)


1823 as North Salem from parts of Phillips, Freeman Township, and T4 R1 BKP WKR; name changed to Salem in 1834; organization surrendered in 1945

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Freeman Township, Kingfield, Madrid Township, Mt. Abram Township, Phillips

Villages, Locations and Settlements



Historical USGS Maps of Salem, Maine


Mt. Abram Cemetery, Salem, Me.

Mayo Grave, Salem, Me.

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Salem

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Salem , Franklin, Maine


______, Our first old home day at Salem, Maine, August seventeenth, 1904 (Boston, Mass.: D. C. Heath & Company, 1905)

Heath, Walter S., A brief history of the Town of Salem, Maine: from its settlement to 1884 (Farmington, Me.: Press of the Knowlton & McLeary Co., 1904)

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