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Cherryfield, Washington County

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Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1816 from Plantation No. 11 SD

Previous Designations

Township No. 11 Southern Division (T11 SD); Washington Academy Grant; Narraguagus

Boundary Changes

Part of Steuben was annexed in 1826, and part of Columbia in 1881

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Cherryfield, Halfway (former railroad station), Narraguagus (former post office), Sprague's Fall (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Columbia, Deblois, Harrington, Milbridge, Steuben, T10 SD, T18 MD BPP


Maine Historical Maps: Cherryfield

Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Cherryfield

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Cherryfield

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Cherryfield, Washington, Maine

Cherryfield-Narraguagus Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Cherryfield


______, Dedication of the soldiers' monument at Cherryfield, Maine, July 4, 1874 (Portland: Bailey & Noyes, 1874)

______, 150th anniversary, 1833-1983 ([Cherryfield, Me.: First Congregational Church (Cherryfield, Me.), 1983])

Bacon, George F., Calais, Eastport and vicinity, their representative business men, and points of interest: embracing Calais, Eastport, Machias, Machiasport, Milltown, Jonesport, Princeton, Millbridge, Cherryfield and Lubec (Newark, N.J.: Glenwood Pub. Co., c1892)

Harriman, Phil, Mills of the Narraguagus (Cherryfield, Me.: Cherryfield-Narraguagus Historical Society, 1977)

Lamson, Darryl Byron, and Leonard F. Tibbetts, Early Narraguagus River families of Washington County, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2002)

Milliken, J. A., The Narraguagus Valley: some account of its early settlement and settlers (Portland, Me.: A.J. Huston, 1910)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Cherryfield register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me., The H. E. Mitchell co., 1905)

Willey, A. S., Historical sketch of Cherryfield and Harrington as taken from the records together with the intentions of marriage from 1814-1842 (Machias, Me., C. O. Furbush, 1893)

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