Maine Places

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Freedom, Waldo County

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County

Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Waldo County in 1827)


Incorporated

1813 from Beaverhill Plantation


Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Smithtown Plantation (Smithton Plantation); Beaver Hill Plantation (Beaverhill Plantation)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Freedom (Freedom Village, formerly Hussey's Mills), Freedom Town House, Gregorys Corner, Hutchins (former post office), Hutchins Corner, Sibley Corner, Smithton, South Freedom (former post office), Thurstons Corner, Webber Neighborhood, West Freedom (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Albion, Knox, Montville, Palermo, Unity


Maps

Maine Historical Maps: Freedom


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Freedom


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Freedom, Waldo, Maine

Official Website: Town of Freedom

Freedom Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Freedom


Bibliography

______, Historical scrapbook: Freedom, Maine, 1794-1976 (Thorndike, Me.: Hutchins Brothers, 1976)

Johnson, George D., Ancestors and Descendants of Elisha Johnson of Freedom, Waldo County, Maine (Leavenworth, Kan., 1915)

Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Freedom, Waldo County, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1991)

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