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Minot, Maine, USA

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The Town of Minot was formerly part of Bakerstown Grant, which was given on January 15, 1789 , to Captain John Bridgham, John Glover, and sixty-four other soldiers of the Revolutionary War. There were some disputed land titles which were finally settled by the Massachusetts Legislature in 1798. Some of the early settlers were descendants of the Mayflower Pilgrims. Minot was incorporated on February 18, 1802 , and the first Town Meeting was held on April 5, 1802.



Androscoggin County , Maine: A Pictorial Sesquicentennial History, 1854–2004, Eda P. Tripp

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  • 1802 - Minot became a separate town from Poland.

    www.polandtownoffice.org/

  • 1854 - Minot
    Minot, a post-township of Cumberland co., Maine, on the Androscoggin river, about 28 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population, 1734.
    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.

  • 1886 - Minot
    Minot, in Androscoggin County, was included with Poland and Old Auburn in the grant made by Massachusetts in 1765 to one Baker and others, and the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Minot
    Minot, mi'not, a post-village of Androscoggin co., Me., in Minot township, about 38 miles N. of Portland, and 6 miles N.W. of Lewiston. It has...Read MORE...


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    Post Office, West Minot, Maine
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  • Minot, Maine, USA
    Union Church, West Minot
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  • Minot, Maine, USA
    Souvenir W. Minot, Me.
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  • 1906
    Minot, a post-village of Androscoggin co., Me., in Minot township (town), about 38 miles N. of Portland. Pop. of the town in 1900, 808.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Minot, Maine, USA
    A Boat Ride on Little Androscoggin River between Auburn and Minot, Me.
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  • Minot, Maine, USA
    Canning Factory, West Minot
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    West Minot, Me.
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  • Minot, Maine, USA
    E. N. Chagnon's Inn, West Minot, 1914
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  • Minot, Maine, USA
    Stearns & Whittemore
    Flour, Feed, Grain of All Kinds
    West Minot, Me.
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  • News 1928-12-20 1st international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Quebec

    onthisday.com



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Post Office, West Minot, Maine
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Minot, Maine, USA
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Union Church, West Minot
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Minot, Maine, USA
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Souvenir W. Minot, Me.
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Minot, Maine, USA
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A Boat Ride on Little Androscoggin River between Auburn and Minot, Me.
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Minot, Maine, USA
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Canning Factory, West Minot
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Minot, Maine, USA
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West Minot, Me.
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Minot, Maine, USA
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E. N. Chagnon's Inn, West Minot, 1914
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Minot, Maine, USA
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Stearns & Whittemore
Flour, Feed, Grain of All Kinds
West Minot, Me.
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