Frenchboro, Maine

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Frenchboro'''<br>{{Template:MEHanIslMap}}<br>'''Frenchboro''' was first organized in 1840 as '''Long Island Plantation''', also known as '''Lunt's Long Island Plantation''', for election purposes from Long Island, Duck Island, Black Island, Placentia Island, Pond Island, Calf Island, Black Island, and Harbor Island. In 1857 it was incorporated as the town of '''Islandport'''; but that organization was surrendered in 1858 when it again became Long Island Plantation. In 1979 it incorporated as the town of '''Frenchboro'''.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=frenchboro Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 June 2013).</ref>  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Frenchboro'''<br>{{Template:MEHanIslMap}}<br>'''Frenchboro''' was first organized in 1840 as '''Long Island Plantation''', also known as '''Lunt's Long Island Plantation''', for election purposes from Long Island, Duck Island, Black Island, Placentia Island, Pond Island, Calf Island, Black Island, and Harbor Island. In 1857 it was incorporated as the town of '''Islandport'''; but that organization was surrendered in 1858 when it again became Long Island Plantation. Set off Calf Island and West Black Island to [[Swan's Island, Maine|Swan's Island]] in 1901. In 1979 it incorporated as the town of '''Frenchboro'''.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=frenchboro Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 June 2013).</ref>  
  
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
=== Historical Data  ===

Revision as of 22:30, 12 November 2013

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MaineHancock CountyWaldo CountyKnox CountyPenobscot CountyPiscataquis CountyWashington CountyPenobscot Indian Island ReservationTownship 4 North Division and North Strip (aka Oqiton Township)Township 3 NDTownship 41 MDTownship 40 MDTownship 39 MDTownship 32 MDGreat PondTownship 34 MDTownship 35 MDTownship 28 MD BPPAuroraAmherstMariavilleOsbornTownship 22 MDTownship 16 MDEastbrookWalthamOtisDedhamBucksportVerona IslandOrlandEllsworthFletchers Landing TownshipFranklinTownship 9 SDTownship 10 SDTownship 7 SDGouldsboroWinter HarborSorrentoSullivanHancockLamoineTrentonBar HarborMount DesertCranberry IslesSouthwest HarborTremontSwan's IslandFrenchboroSurryPenobscotBlue HillCastineBrooksvilleSedgwickEagle Island TownshipBrooklinDeer IsleStoningtonIsle au HautVinalhavenNorth HavenIslesboroLincolnvilleNorthportBelfastSearsportStockton SpringsProspectSwanvilleFrankfortMonroeWinterportSteubenMilbridgeHarringtonCherryfieldColumbiaDebloisTownship 18 MDTownship 19 MDTownship 25 Middle DivisionTownship 24 MDBeddingtonDevereau TownshipTownship 30 MDDay Block Township (Township 31 MD BPP)Township 37 MDTownship 36 MDTownship 43 MDTownship 42 MDSakom Township (Township 5 NDTownship 6 NDGrand Lake Stream (Plantation)Township 6 R1 NTalmadgeOrneville TownshipMedfordMiloLake View PlantationBrownvilleNewburghHampdenOrringtonHoldenBrewerEddingtonCliftonCarmelHermonBangorVeazieBradleyOronoGlenburnKenduskeagLevantOld TownMilfordGreenfield TownshipSummit TownshipGrand Falls TownshipCorinthCharlestonHudsonBradfordAltonArgyle TownshipGreenbushLagrangeEdinburgPassadumkeagHowlandMaxfieldEnfieldSeboeis PlantationTownship 2 R8 NWPMattamiscontis TownshipChesterLowellLincolnBurlingtonTwombly Ridge Township (3 R1 N)LeeSpringfieldLakevilleCarroll PlantationWhitney Township (aka Pukakon) (5 R1 NBPP)Kossuth TownshipTopsfield
Modern town borders of Frenchboro in Hancock County, Maine, formerly Long Island Plantation and the extinct town of Islandport.


Frenchboro was first organized in 1840 as Long Island Plantation, also known as Lunt's Long Island Plantation, for election purposes from Long Island, Duck Island, Black Island, Placentia Island, Pond Island, Calf Island, Black Island, and Harbor Island. In 1857 it was incorporated as the town of Islandport; but that organization was surrendered in 1858 when it again became Long Island Plantation. Set off Calf Island and West Black Island to Swan's Island in 1901. In 1979 it incorporated as the town of Frenchboro.[1]

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References

  1. Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 15 June 2013).

Adjacent towns: Hancock Co.: Brooklin | Cranberry Isles | Deer Isle | Southwest Harbor | Swan's Island | Tremont | Knox Co.: Isle au Haut