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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Alton'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Penobscot County, Maine Genealogy|Penobscot]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Alton'''  
  
=== Brief History  ===
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'''Alton''' (Penobscot Co.) was first organized as part of '''Argyle Plantation''' prior to 1839 from Old Indian Township Number 3 West of Penobscot River (T3 OIP WPR). It was also known as the '''Maine Literary and Theological Institute Grant''', also known as the '''Birch Stream Settlement'''. The plantation was incorporated as the Town of Argyle in 1839. The Moor Tract was set off to '''[[Old Town, Maine|Old Town]]''' in 1843. Land was also set off to form '''[[Alton,_Maine|Alton]]''' in 1844.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=argyle Argyle, Penobscot County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 3 November 2013).</ref> Alton set off land to Old Town in 1863 and 1871.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=alton Alton, Penobscot County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 3 November 2013).</ref>
  
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
=== Historical Data  ===

Latest revision as of 04:06, 6 February 2015

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Alton (Penobscot Co.) was first organized as part of Argyle Plantation prior to 1839 from Old Indian Township Number 3 West of Penobscot River (T3 OIP WPR). It was also known as the Maine Literary and Theological Institute Grant, also known as the Birch Stream Settlement. The plantation was incorporated as the Town of Argyle in 1839. The Moor Tract was set off to Old Town in 1843. Land was also set off to form Alton in 1844.[1] Alton set off land to Old Town in 1863 and 1871.[2]

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References

  1. Argyle, Penobscot County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 3 November 2013).
  2. Alton, Penobscot County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 3 November 2013).

Adjacent towns: Penobscot Co.: Argyle | Bradford | Hudson | Lagrange | Old Town


 

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