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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Rangeley Plantation'''<br><br>'''Rangeley Plantation''' is a [[Maine plantations|Maine plantation]] in the forests of Franklin County.  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Rangeley Plantation'''<br><br>'''Rangeley Plantation''' <br><br>'''Rangeley Plantation''' is a [[Maine plantations|Maine plantation]] in the forests on the west central side of Franklin County. A Rangeley Plantation was first organized in 1840, but by 1845 it was part of a multi-township plantation called '''Plantations 2 and 3 R1 and 2 and 3 R2''' formed from:
  
=== Brief History  ===
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::*Township 2 R1 WBKP (now [[Sandy River Plantation, Maine|Sandy River Plantation]])
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::*Township 3 R1 WBKP (now [[Rangeley_Plantation,_Maine|Rangeley Plantation]])
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::*Number 2 R2 WBKP Plantation (now [[Dallas Plantation, Maine|Dallas Plantation]])
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::*Number 3 R2 WBKP Plantation (now [[Rangeley, Maine|Rangeley]] (Town))
  
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but that long name was changed to '''Dallas Plantation''' in 1845, and changed in turn to '''Rangeley Plantation''' in 1852. Multi-township plantations were abolished in 1859, and it was split into four parts, including the present-day Rangeley Plantation (T3 R1).<ref>Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103 (digital p. 112). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link in the FHL Catalog}}.</ref> <ref name="RangeleyPlantation">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=rangeley_plantation Rangeley Plantation, Franklin County, Maine, Franklin County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 30 September 2013).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 21:47, 30 September 2013

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Rangeley Plantation

Rangeley Plantation is a Maine plantation in the forests on the west central side of Franklin County. A Rangeley Plantation was first organized in 1840, but by 1845 it was part of a multi-township plantation called Plantations 2 and 3 R1 and 2 and 3 R2 formed from:

but that long name was changed to Dallas Plantation in 1845, and changed in turn to Rangeley Plantation in 1852. Multi-township plantations were abolished in 1859, and it was split into four parts, including the present-day Rangeley Plantation (T3 R1).[1] [2]

References

  1. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103 (digital p. 112). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Rangeley Plantation, Franklin County, Maine, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 30 September 2013).

Adjacent towns: Franklin Co.: Dallas Plantation | Rangeley | Sandy River Plantation | Township D | Township E | Oxford Co.: Township C | Township 4 R1 WBKP (Richardsontown Twp) | Township 4 R2 WBKP (Adamstown Twp)