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Maine Resource Guide: Solon, Somerset County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Miscellaneous Resources · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

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


Incorporated

1809 from Plantation No. 1, Second Range


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Second Range North of Plymouth Claim, East of Kennebec River (T1 R2 NPC EKR); Spauldingtown

The upper part of this town belonged to the Carratunk Settlement, with Moscow and Bingham


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Arnolds Landing, Rice Corner, Solon, South Solon


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Athens, Bingham, Brighton Plantation, Cornville, Embden, Madison


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Solon, Maine


Miscellaneous Resources

Solon Town Officers, 1809-1903


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Solon


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Solon, Somerset, Maine

Official Website: Town of Solon

MEGenWeb Project: Solon


Bibliography

______, Sketches from Solon's history (Skowhegan, Me.: Skowhegan Press, 1959)

______, "Town of Solon a Centenarian," Lewiston Evening Journal, 18 Aug. 1909

Davis, Isaac Franklin, Jr., A history of Solon, Maine (Orono, Me.: Division of Graduate Study, University of Maine, 1962)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, comp., The town register, 1903: Solon & Bingham ([Kent's Hill, Me., 1903])

Russell, Charlotte M, Scenes from Solon's history: sesquicentennial pageant ([Solon, Me.?]: Rus-mer-line, 1959)

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