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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Mount Desert'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Mount Desert'''  
  
=== Brief History  ===
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{{MEHanMDeMap}}'''Mount Desert''' was first organized as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] in 1776; incorporated as the Town of Mount Desert in 1789; land set off to Eden (now '''[[Bar Harbor, Maine|Bar Harbor]]''') in 1796; land set off to the '''[[Cranberry Isles, Maine|Cranberry Isles]]''' in 1830 and again in 1849; land set off to '''[[Seaville, Maine|Seaville]]''' (now extinct) in 1838, but partially reannexed in 1849; land set off to form Mansel (now '''[[Tremont, Maine|Tremont]]''') in 1848.<ref name="MountDesert">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=mount_desert Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 17 November 2013).</ref>
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'''County boundary changes:&nbsp;''' Lincoln County set off land to form Hancock County in 1789.<ref name="MountDesert" />
  
 
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'''Adjacent towns: ''Hancock Co.: '' [[Aurora, Maine|Aurora]] | [[Great Pond, Maine|Great&nbsp;Pond]] | [[Manville, Maine|Manville]] | [[Osborn, Maine|Osborn]] | Northwest-Hancock-Unorganized | ''Penobscot Co.: '' [[Bradley, Maine|Bradley]] | [[Clifton, Maine|Clifton]]'''  
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Revision as of 20:49, 17 November 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Hancock Gotoarrow.png Mount Desert

Mount Desert was first organized as a plantation in 1776; incorporated as the Town of Mount Desert in 1789; land set off to Eden (now Bar Harbor) in 1796; land set off to the Cranberry Isles in 1830 and again in 1849; land set off to Seaville (now extinct) in 1838, but partially reannexed in 1849; land set off to form Mansel (now Tremont) in 1848.[1]

County boundary changes:  Lincoln County set off land to form Hancock County in 1789.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 17 November 2013).

Adjacent towns: Hancock Co.:  ?