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Shirley, Piscataquis County

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Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Piscataquis County in 1838)



Previous Designations

Township No. 3, Fourth Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, East of Kennebec River (T3 R4 BKP EKR); Fullerstown

Boundary Changes

Part of the former town of Wilson (incorporated in 1836 from T9 R9 NWP, once called "Fullerstown") was annexed in 1848

Villages, Locations and Settlements

High Cut (former railroad station), Lower Shirley Corner, Quarry (former railroad station), Shirley Mills, True's Mills (former post office), Upper Shirley Corner, Webster (former railroad station)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Blanchard Township, East Moxie Township, Elliottsville Township, Greenville, Little Moose Township, Monson


Maine Historical Maps: Shirley

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Shirley

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Shirley, Piscataquis, Maine

Official Website: Town of Shirley

Moosehead Historical Society


______, Shirley United Methodist Church: History and Memories, 1905-1997 (Greenville, Me.: Moosehead Communications, c1997)

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