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Dedham, Hancock County

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Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1837 from Township No. 8, from which Otis had been set off in 1835

Previous Designations

Westerly part of Township No. 8 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T8 EPR LS); New Boston

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Brewer in 1841, and to Ellsworth in 1852

Part of Bucksport was annexed in 1909

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dedham (Dedham Village), East Dedham, Green Lake (Greenlake), Lucerne-in-Maine (formerly Colony Village, site of Lake House)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bucksport, Clifton, Eddington, Ellsworth, Holden, Orland, Otis


Maine Historical Maps: Dedham

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Dedham

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Dedham, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: Town of Dedham

Dedham Historical Society


Emery, Martha, History of Dedham, Maine ([Dedham, Me.] : Dedham Bicentennial Committee, [1976])

Sullivan, Myra E., "Inscriptions at Dedham, Maine," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 89 (Boston, Mass., 1935)

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