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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
'''Penobscot''' is a town in Hancock County, Maine on the eastern shore of the Penobscot River and surrounding the headwaters of the Bagaduce River.  It was the "mother town" of Castine and Brooksville and was settled in the 1760s by British subjects from west of the Penobscot River. It is named for the Native Americans who were there when European settlement began (first in Castine in 1613).{{Source}}
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'''Penobscot''' is a town in Hancock County, Maine on the eastern shore of the Penobscot River and surrounding the headwaters of the Bagaduce River.&nbsp; It was the "mother town" of Castine and Brooksville and was settled in the 1760s by British subjects from west of the Penobscot River. It is named for the Native Americans who were there when European settlement began (first in Castine in 1613).<ref>http://archive.org/stream/historyofpenobsc00will/historyofpenobsc00will_djvu.txt National Archieve Full History of Penobscot County, Maine</ref>
  
 
=== Town Histories  ===
 
=== Town Histories  ===

Revision as of 20:00, 16 September 2013

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Brief History

Penobscot is a town in Hancock County, Maine on the eastern shore of the Penobscot River and surrounding the headwaters of the Bagaduce River.  It was the "mother town" of Castine and Brooksville and was settled in the 1760s by British subjects from west of the Penobscot River. It is named for the Native Americans who were there when European settlement began (first in Castine in 1613).[1]

Town Histories

Vital Records

Probate Records

City Directories

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Cemeteries

Churches

Land Records

Town Records

Newspapers

Libraries and Historical Societies

Local genealogy may be accessed at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mecpenob and http://www.penobscot-maine.com/genealogy.

References

  1. http://archive.org/stream/historyofpenobsc00will/historyofpenobsc00will_djvu.txt National Archieve Full History of Penobscot County, Maine

Adjacent towns: Hancock Co.:  ?