Summit Plantation, Maine

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Summit is an extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the East Central Penobscot townships of Penobscot County, Maine. Summit Plantation was first organized as Number 1 North Division Plantation from T1 ND (also known as Deanfield) about 1840. In 1892 Summit Planttion was organized as a successor plantation; and reorganized in 1895. By 1901 Summit Plantation was being taxed as "wild lands," and since then has become unorganized territory.[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), 104 (digital p. 113). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Summit Township, Penobscot County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 26 June 2013).