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Robbinston, Maine, USA

Robbinston is in Washington County, the easternmost of the United States. As it was settled, the areas, or "Plantations" were numbered, and then became villages and cities. It was named for Edward Hutchinson Robbins and Nathaniel J. Robbins who received a land grant for the area on October 21, 1786, and became the third and fourth family settled there. A post office was established by 1796, and Robbinston was incorporated on February 18, 1811.

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  • 1786 - Robbinston was named for Edward H. and Nathaniel J. Robbins who received a land grant for the area on October 21, 1786, and became the third and fourth family settled there.

    en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Robbinston,_Maine

  • (Robbinston) - A post office was established by 1796.

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  • Robbinston was incorporated on February 18, 1811.

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  • 1817 - Sewall Memorial Congregational Church was built in Robbinston

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  • 1854 - Robbinston
    Robbinston, a post-township in Washington co., Maine, 140 miles N. E. by E. from Augusta. Population, 1028.
    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.

  • In 1856, 17 vessels, ranging from 100 to 1000 tons each, were built at Robbinston.

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  • During the mid-19th century, Robbinston was a last stop for the Underground Railroad where escaping slaves would cross over into Canada and freedom.

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  • 1886 - Robbinston
    Robbinston lies on St. Croix River in the south-eastern part of Washington County. Calais bounds it on the north, Perry on the south and Charlotte on ...Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - One man in Robbinston, Me., has 3,000 little chickens with quarters in 800 barrels. People go miles to see the sight.

    The Topeka Daily Capital
    Topeka, Kansas
    August 16, 1890

  • 1895 - Robbinston
    Rob'binston, a post-village in Robbinston township, Washington co., Me., on Passamaquoddy Bay, at the mouth of the St. Croix River, 10 miles S.E. of...Read MORE...


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    Robbinston, a post-village in Robbinston township (town), Washington co., Me., on Passamaquoddy Bay, at the mouth of the St. Croix River, 10 miles...Read MORE...


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  • 1786 - Robbinston was named for Edward H. and Nathaniel J. Robbins who received a land grant for the area on October 21, 1786, and became the third and fourth family settled there.

    en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Robbinston,_Maine
  • (Robbinston) - A post office was established by 1796.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Robbinston was incorporated on February 18, 1811.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1817 - Sewall Memorial Congregational Church was built in Robbinston

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Robbinston
    Robbinston, a post-township in Washington co., Maine, 140 miles N. E. by E. from Augusta. Population, 1028.
    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.
  • In 1856, 17 vessels, ranging from 100 to 1000 tons each, were built at Robbinston.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • During the mid-19th century, Robbinston was a last stop for the Underground Railroad where escaping slaves would cross over into Canada and freedom.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1886 - Robbinston
    Robbinston lies on St. Croix River in the south-eastern part of Washington County. Calais bounds it on the north, Perry on the south and Charlotte on ... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - One man in Robbinston, Me., has 3,000 little chickens with quarters in 800 barrels. People go miles to see the sight.
    The Topeka Daily Capital
    Topeka, Kansas
    August 16, 1890
  • 1895 - Robbinston
    Rob'binston, a post-village in Robbinston township, Washington co., Me., on Passamaquoddy Bay, at the mouth of the St. Croix River, 10 miles S.E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Robbinston, a post-village in Robbinston township (town), Washington co., Me., on Passamaquoddy Bay, at the mouth of the St. Croix River, 10 miles... Read MORE...

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