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Solon, Somerset County

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


1809 from Plantation No. 1, Second Range

Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Second Range North of Plymouth Claim, East of Kennebec River (T1 R2 NPC EKR); Spauldingtown

The upper part of this town belonged to the Carratunk Settlement, with Moscow and Bingham

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Arnolds Landing, Rice Corner, Solon, South Solon

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Athens, Bingham, Brighton Plantation, Cornville, Embden, Madison


Maine Historical Maps: Solon

Miscellaneous Resources

Solon Town Officers, 1809-1903

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Solon

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Solon, Somerset, Maine

Official Website: Town of Solon

MEGenWeb Project: Solon


______, Sketches from Solon's history (Skowhegan, Me.: Skowhegan Press, 1959)

______, "Town of Solon a Centenarian," Lewiston Evening Journal, 18 Aug. 1909

Davis, Isaac Franklin, Jr., A history of Solon, Maine (Orono, Me.: Division of Graduate Study, University of Maine, 1962)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, comp., The town register, 1903: Solon & Bingham ([Kent's Hill, Me., 1903])

Russell, Charlotte M, Scenes from Solon's history: sesquicentennial pageant ([Solon, Me.?]: Rus-mer-line, 1959)

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