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=== Brief History  ===
 
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'''Wiscasset''' was organized as the town of '''Pownalborough''' from Frankfort Plantation in 1760. In 1794 part of Pownalborough was set off to form [[Dresden, Maine|Dresden]], and part to form [[Alna, Maine|Alna]]. In 1802 the name of Pownalborough was changed to Wiscasset.<ref name="CCTPM67">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), 177 (that is 186). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref>
  
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
=== Historical Data  ===

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Brief History

Wiscasset was organized as the town of Pownalborough from Frankfort Plantation in 1760. In 1794 part of Pownalborough was set off to form Dresden, and part to form Alna. In 1802 the name of Pownalborough was changed to Wiscasset.[1]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

Probate Records

City Directories

Maps

Cemeteries

Churches

Land Records

Town Records

Newspapers

Libraries and Historical Societies

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), 177 (that is 186). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.