Maine Places

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Stonington, Hancock County

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County

Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Incorporated

1897 from part of Deer Isle


Prominent Islands

Crotch Island, Camp Island, Deer Isle, Devil Island, George Head Island, Green Island, McGlathery Island, Moose Island, Saddleback Island, St. Helena Island, Sheep Island, Spruce Island


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Green's Landing (former post office at Stonington), Oceanville, Stonington, West Stonington (formerly West Deer Isle)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Deer Isle, Isle au Haut, North Haven, Swans Island


Maps

Maine Historical Maps: Stonington


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Stonington


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Stonington, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: Town of Stonington

MEGenWeb Project: Stonington

Maine Memory Network: Stonington


Bibliography

______, Stonington Past and Present : celebrating its 100th birthday during 1997 (Stonington, Me. : Penobscot Books ; 1998)

Allen, Mildred Sellers, Deer Isle's history, comprising that territory now the towns of Deer Isle, Stonington and Isle au Haut, Me ([Rockland, Me.]: [Courier-Gazette Press], 1934)

Chatto, Clarence I., and C. E. Turner, comps., Register of the towns of Sedgwick, Brooklin, Deer Isle, Stonington, and Isle au Haut : 1910 (Auburn, Me. : Lawton Register Co., 1910)

Gross, Clayton H., Island chronicles : accounts of days past in Deer Isle and Stonington (Stonington, Me. : Penobscot Bay Press, 1977)

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