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Bowerbank, Piscataquis County

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Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816, to Piscataquis County in 1838)


1839 as the town of Bowerbank; organization surrendered in 1869


1888 as Bowerbank Plantation; organization confirmed and made valid in 1895


1907 as the town of Bowerbank

Previous Designations

Township No. 7, Eighth Range North of Waldo Patent (T7 R8 NWP)

Boundary Changes

Part of Foxcroft (now part of Dover-Foxcroft) was annexed in 1818

Part of Sebec was annexed in 1927

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Benson (former railroad station), Bowerbank, Moores Camp (former railroad station)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Barnard Township, Dover-Foxcroft, T7 R9 NWP, Willimantic


Maine Historical Maps: Bowerbank

Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Bowerbank

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Bowerbank, Piscataquis, Maine

Official Website: Town of Bowerbank


Buzzell, Iris, John Arnold, and Leroy Gearl, Family histories of Atkinson, Sebec, Bowerbank and Dover-Foxcroft, Me. ([S.l.: s.n.], 1998)

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