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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sandy River Plantation'''<br><br>'''Sandy River Plantation''' is a [[Maine plantations|Maine plantation]] in the forests of Franklin County.
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:''Not to be confused with the Sandy River Plantation that became '''[[Farmington, Maine]]''' in 1794.''<br><br>
  
=== Brief History  ===
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sandy River Plantation'''<br><br>'''Sandy River Plantation''' is a [[Maine plantations|Maine plantation]] in the forests on the west central side of Franklin County. Early, it was part of a multi-township plantation called '''Plantations 2 and 3 R1 and 2 and 3 R2''' formed from:
  
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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 Sandy River Plantation. In 1865 the northern half was set off to form [[Greenvale Plantation, Maine|Greenvale Plantation]], but it was annexed back into Sandy River Plantation in 1905.<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="SandyRiver">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=sandy_river_plantation Sandy River Plantation, Franklin County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 30 September 2013).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 20:41, 30 September 2013

Not to be confused with the Sandy River Plantation that became Farmington, Maine in 1794.

United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Franklin Gotoarrow.png Sandy River Plantation

Sandy River Plantation is a Maine plantation in the forests on the west central side of Franklin County. Early, 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 Sandy River Plantation. In 1865 the northern half was set off to form Greenvale Plantation, but it was annexed back into Sandy River Plantation in 1905.[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. Sandy River Plantation, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 30 September 2013).

Adjacent towns: Franklin Co.: Dallas Plantation | Madrid Township | Rangeley | Rangeley Plantation | Township E | Township 1 R2 WBKP (Redington)


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