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History of Caribou, Maine, USA

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Caribou, Aroostook, ME

Settled in 1824, it developed as a lumbering centre and was incorporated in 1859 as Lyndon. It was renamed Caribou in 1877 for the woodland caribou once plentiful in the region. The city is the shipping point for a large potato-growing region.

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  • 1886 - Caribou
    Caribou is situated in the north-eastern part of Aroostook County, at the junction of the Madawaska with the Aroostook River. It comprises two...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Caribou
    Caribou, a post-village of Aroostook co., Me., on the Aroostook River and the Aroostook Railroad, 54 miles N. of Houlton. It has 5 churches, a bank,...Read MORE...


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  • 1916
    Caribou, a banking post-village and township (town) of Aroostook co., Me., on the Aroostook River and on the Bangor and Aroostook and the Canadian...Read MORE...


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  • 1886 - Caribou
    Caribou is situated in the north-eastern part of Aroostook County, at the junction of the Madawaska with the Aroostook River. It comprises two... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Caribou
    Caribou, a post-village of Aroostook co., Me., on the Aroostook River and the Aroostook Railroad, 54 miles N. of Houlton. It has 5 churches, a bank,... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Caribou, a banking post-village and township (town) of Aroostook co., Me., on the Aroostook River and on the Bangor and Aroostook and the Canadian... Read MORE...

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