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Maine Resource Guide: Washburn, Aroostook County

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

County

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


Organized

1841 as Salmon Brook Plantation


Incorporated

1861


Previous Designations

Township No. 13, Third Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T13 R3 WELS); Salmon Brook


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Adaline, Bugbee, Crouseville, Jacobs, Shaw (railroad station), Wade Road (former railroad station), Washburn


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Caribou, Mapleton, Presque Isle, Wade, Woodland


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Washburn, Maine

Maps of Saccarappa, Cumberland Mills and Washburn, 1885

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

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


Census Records

1837 Census of Washburn, Aroostook Co., Maine (Township 13 Range 3)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Washburn


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Washburn, Aroostook, Maine

First Settlers of the Aroostook River Valley: Washburn

Crouseville, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Washburn


Bibliography

______, Washburn, one hundred years of progress 1861-1961 ([Maine : s.n., 1961?])

Carter, Ray H., An informal history of Washburn, Maine : the lives and times of Salmon Brook, Aroostook County, Maine (Falmouth, Me. : Kennebec River Press, Inc., c1987)

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

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