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Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Somerset County

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Somerset County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809)


1840 as Plantation No. 1, Second Range BKP WKR


1875 as Pleasant Ridge Plantation, and again in 1878; successor to former plantation organized in 1895

Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Second Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T1 R2 BKP WKR)

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Concord (now Concord Township) in 1829, and annexed from the same in 1860

The south half of the plantation was set off and organized as Granville Plantation in 1878; deorganized and reannexed in 1879

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Pleasant Ridge, Rowe Pond (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Carrying Place Township, Concord Township, Highland Plantation, Moscow


Maine Historical Maps: Pleasant Ridge Plantation

Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Pleasant Ridge Plantation

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Somerset, Maine


Hunnewell, Robert E., Pleasant Ridge Plantation: "the way life used to be" ([S.l.: R.E. Hunnewell?, between 2000 and 2002])

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