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Maine Resource Guide: Wallagrass, Aroostook County

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

County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1843)


Organized

1840 as Hancock Plantation for election purposes, together with the township later New Canada


Reorganized

1859 from part of Hancock Plantation as Walagrass Plantation; organized 1863 for the assessment of taxes; organization confirmed and made valid, and name changed to Wallagrass Plantation in 1863, and again in 1870; organized for the assessment of taxes in 1871


Incorporated

1979 as the town of Wallagrass


Previous Designations

Township No. 17, Seventh Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T17 R7 WELS)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Belanger Settlement, Daigle (former railroad station), Labby, Michaud (former railroad station), Plourde Mill, Soldier Pond, Sutton (former railroad station), Wallagrass, Wallagrass Station


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Eagle Lake, Fort Kent, New Canada, St. John Plantation


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Wallagrass, 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)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Wallagrass Plantation

World War I Veterans: Frenchville, St Agatha, Fort Kent, Wallagrass, Plaisted, Eagle Lake, and Winterville, Maine


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Wallagrass, Aroostook, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Soldier Pond


Bibliography

Stadig, Rita B., The St. John Valley story and the Wallagrass story ([Soldier Pond : R. Stadig], c1989)

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