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Maine Resource Guide: Silver Ridge Township, Aroostook County

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Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1839)


1863 as Silver Ridge Plantation; organization ratified in 1868, confirmed and made valid in 1878; organized in 1883; organization surrendered in 1941

Previous Designations

Easterly half of Township No. 2, Fifth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T2 R5 WELS)

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Sherman in 1870

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Monarda, Silver Ridge

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Benedicta Township, Sherman, T1 R5 WELS, T2 R4 WELS


Historical USGS Maps of Silver Ridge, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1894)

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Silver Ridge Plantation

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Silver Ridge, Aroostook, Maine

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