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Maine Resource Guide: Wade, Aroostook County

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County · Organized · Reorganized · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Bibliography

County

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


Organized

1859 as Garden Creek Plantation


Reorganized

1861 as Wade Plantation for election purposes; organized in 1874; successor to the former plantation organized in 1895; organized for the assessment of taxes in 1896


Incorporated

1913


Previous Designations

Township No. 13, Fourth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T13 R4 WELS); Dunntown


Villages, Locations and Settlements

North Wade


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Castle Hill, Perham, T13 R5 WELS, Washburn


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Wade, Maine

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

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


Bibliography

Tasker, William J., The Pioneer Homes of Washburn, Maine: Including Perham, Wade and Crouseville (Caribou, Me.: Monkey Publishing, c2006)

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