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Verona Island, Hancock County

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Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1861 from Wetmore Isle Plantation as Verona. Name changed to Verona Island in 2004.

Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); Nalagwemmenahen; Ahlurmehsic; Island of Lett; Penobscot Island; Buckstown Island; Orphan Island; Wetmore Island; Verona Island

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Verona, Verona Park

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bucksport, Orland, Penobscot, Prospect, Stockton Springs


Maine Historical Maps: Verona Island

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Verona

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Verona, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: Verona, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Verona


Limeburner, Grace, The folks of Orphan's Island, now Verona, Maine (North Brooksville, Me. : G. Limeburner, [1951])

Limeburner, Grace, comp. (W. A. Fellows, ed.), Verona Island stories : and family histories (Augusta, Me. : W. A. Fellows, 1967)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Bucksport, Orland, Orrington, Verona (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1907)

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