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History of Garland, Maine, USA

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Garland, Maine, USA

Garland is a town in Penobscot County. Its boundaries were surveyed by Ephraim Ballard in 1972. Garland was incorporated on February 16, 1811 from township T3 R5 NWP.

The township had been known as Lincolntown before incorporation and naming after Joseph Garland whose family was the first to arrive in 1802.

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  • In 1798, the Legislature of Massachusetts granted two townships of land to Williams College, located at Williams town, Mass.
    The present towns of Garland and Lee, both situated in the present county of Penobscot, were the townships granted.
    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912

  • 1802 - First saw mill built in Garland

    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912

  • 1802 - Garland was settled
    In the summer of this year openings were made on nine-teen different lots with the purpose of making homes for an equal number of families. These...Read MORE...


  • 1805 - First school in Garland opened in Joseph Garland's barn
    The school was an essential factor in the progress of New England civilization. It sprang from New England ideas as naturally as weeds from the...Read MORE...


  • 1811 - Garland was incorporated
    The first town meeting was held on the first day of April, 1811, at the house of Isaac Wheeler, Esq., which stood upon the site of the residence of...Read MORE...


  • 1818 - Post office opened in Garland

    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912

  • 1828 - First cemetery in Garland
    In 1828 the town established the first cemetery within its limits, in what is now District No. 7. Its location is near the schoolhouse in that...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Garland High School founded by Hon. Lyndon Oak

    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912

  • 1854 - Garland
    Garland, a post-township of Penobscot county, Maine, 75 miles N. N. E. from Augusta. Population, 1247.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • 1859 - Population of Garland, Maine - 1,247

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  • 1895 - Garland
    Garland, a post-village in Garland township, Penobscot co., Me., about 30 miles N.W. of Bangor. It has 2 or 3 churches, and manufactures of lumber,...Read MORE...


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  • In 1798, the Legislature of Massachusetts granted two townships of land to Williams College, located at Williams town, Mass.
    The present towns of Garland and Lee, both situated in the present county of Penobscot, were the townships granted.
    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912
  • 1802 - Garland was settled
    In the summer of this year openings were made on nine-teen different lots with the purpose of making homes for an equal number of families. These... Read MORE...

  • 1802 - First saw mill built in Garland

    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912
  • 1805 - First school in Garland opened in Joseph Garland's barn
    The school was an essential factor in the progress of New England civilization. It sprang from New England ideas as naturally as weeds from the... Read MORE...

  • 1811 - Garland was incorporated
    The first town meeting was held on the first day of April, 1811, at the house of Isaac Wheeler, Esq., which stood upon the site of the residence of... Read MORE...

  • 1818 - Post office opened in Garland

    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912
  • 1828 - First cemetery in Garland
    In 1828 the town established the first cemetery within its limits, in what is now District No. 7. Its location is near the schoolhouse in that... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Garland High School founded by Hon. Lyndon Oak

    History of Garland, Maine by Lyndon Oak, Dover, Maine, The Observer Publishing Co., 1912
  • 1854 - Garland
    Garland, a post-township of Penobscot county, Maine, 75 miles N. N. E. from Augusta. Population, 1247.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • 1859 - Population of Garland, Maine - 1,247

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1895 - Garland
    Garland, a post-village in Garland township, Penobscot co., Me., about 30 miles N.W. of Bangor. It has 2 or 3 churches, and manufactures of lumber,... Read MORE...

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