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Chester, Penobscot County

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



Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Eighth Range North of Waldo Patent (T1 R8 NWP); River Township No. 1, West of Penobscot River

Boundary Changes

Part of T2 R8 NWP was annexed in 1997

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Chester, Craigvale (former location on railroad), Fleming (former post office at Chester), Pea Ridge

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Lincoln, T2 R8 NWP, T2 R9 NWP, Winn, Woodville


Maine Historical Maps: Chester

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Chester

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Chester, Penobscot, Maine


Booker, Mabel Libby, comp., History and genealogy of Chester, Maine ([S.l.: M.L. Booker, 1949?])

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