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Belgrade, Maine, USA - The Central House, Belgrade Lakes, Maine, 1907

Belgrade, Kennebec, Maine, USA

Belgrade, Maine, sits in a regional watershed composed of seven lakes, known collectively as the Belgrade Lakes, along with many streams and wetlands. Twelve other towns share those lakeshores.

Belgrade includes the villages of North Belgrade, Belgrade Depot and Belgrade Lakes (or The Village).


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The Central House, Belgrade Lakes, Maine, 1907
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The Central House, Belgrade Lakes, Maine, 1907
Liars Paradise, 1907
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Liars Paradise, 1907
View from Spaulding's Cottage, East Side of Long Lake, Belgrade Lakes, Maine, 1907
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View from Spaulding's Cottage, East Side of Long Lake, Belgrade Lakes, Maine, 1907
Annex of the Belgrade, 1909
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Annex of the Belgrade, 1909
The Belgrade, Belgrade Lakes, Maine
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The Belgrade, Belgrade Lakes, Maine
Belgrade Lakes from Smith Hill, 1913
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Belgrade Lakes from Smith Hill, 1913
Main Street, Belgrade Lakes, Me.
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1839 - Belgrade
Belgrade, Maine
Kennebec county. In this town are parts of three large and beautiful ponds or lakes, well stored with fish. They are connected with each other, and find an outlet in Waterville. The scenery on the borders of these waters is truly delightful. It produced, in 1837, 6,340 bushels of wheat. Belgrade was incorporated in 1796. Population, 1837, 1,483. It lies 10 miles N.E. from Augusta and 69 N. by E. from Portland. The village at Belgrade Mills, 6 miles from the centre of the town, and 16 miles from Augusta, is a very flourishing place.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
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BELGRADE, a township of Maine, U.S., in Kennebec co., 11 m. N of Augusta. In its environs is a chain of beautiful lakes, which discharge themselves by a stream falling into the Kennebec. Pop. in 1840, 1,748.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
1886 - Belgrade
Belgrade lies in the north-western part of Kennebec county, about 10 miles from Augusta. It is bounded on the east by Sidney and West Waterville, south by Manchester and Mount Vernon, west by the latter town and by Rome, and north by the latter and Smithfield in Somerset county. It was within the limits of the Plymouth patent, from which the titles are derived. The first settlements were made about 1774. Its early names were Prescott's also Snow's Plantation, and Washington. It was incorporated under its present name in 1796. Anson P. and Lot M. Morrill, both ex-governors, and the latter for fifteen years a national senator, and later secretary of the United States Treasury, are Sons of Peaslee Morrill, an early settler and native of the town. Other early settlers were James and David Wyman, Cyrus Weston, John Richmond, Nathaniel Pinkham, Calvin Stuart, John Pitts, John Richardson, John Page, Dr. Hemmingway and James H. Mosher. It is claimed that there are in town 100 persons who are... Read MORE...

1895 - Belgrade
Belgrade', a post-hamlet of Kennebec co., Me., in Belgrade township, on the Maine Central Railroad, 33 miles N.E. of Lewiston, and 11 miles N. of Augusta. The town ship has 3 churches, and manufactures of lumber and spools. Pop. of township, 1485.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
2023 - Here's a mix of places to visit and things to do in and around Belgrade:
Outdoor Adventures:

Belgrade Lakes:

Explore the Belgrade Lakes region, known for its stunning natural beauty.

Rent a kayak, canoe, or paddleboard and spend a peaceful day on the water.

Messalonskee Lake:

Fishing enthusiasts can try their luck in Messalonskee Lake, known for its bass and trout.

Day's Store:

Grab some snacks at Day's Store before heading out for a picnic by the lake.

Belgrade Lakes Golf Club:

Golfers can enjoy a round at the Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

Hiking and Nature Trails:

Mount Phillip Trail:

Hike the Mount Phillip Trail for panoramic views of the lakes and surrounding areas.

Macedonia Brook Trail:

Explore the Macedonia Brook Trail, a peaceful hike through the woods with scenic spots.

Historical Sites:

Belgrade Historical Society:

Visit the Belgrade Historical Society to learn about the town's rich history.

Castle Island Camps:

Explore Castle Island Camps, a historic... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Belgrade, Maine, USA

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female ancestorEunice RAIMAN (RAYMOND) (7 February 1717, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) (Padanaram) - 1813, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorEphraim MOSHER (28 December 1718, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) (Padanaram) - 1814, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorElisha MOSHER (7 March 1743, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) (Padanaram) - March 1814, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorJohn CROSBY (10 April 1768, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 20 September 1805, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorAsa LEATHERS (1791, - 31 December 1865, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorSamuel HERSOM (1798, - 23 February 1865, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorNathaniel TIBBETTS (1817, - 3 May 1864, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorAlexander TRASK (24 June 1834, Chelsea, Maine, USA (Togus) - 17 March 1911, Belgrade, Maine, USA)
male ancestorJames Minot ROCKWOOD (18 August 1836, Belgrade, Maine, USA - 28 March 1918, Waterville, Maine, USA)

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