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Greene, Maine, USA

Settled in 1773, Greene lies just north of Lewiston.

Inventor Leonard Norcross was a resident of the town in the early 19th century as a young boy.

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  • 1775 - Benj. Ellingwood made the first clearing within the present town (Greene) and in 1775 is said to have raised a good crop of corn.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905

  • 1786 - First public school in town (Greene) taught by Capt. John Daggett.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905

  • 1788 - Town of Greene incorporated June 18, from the northern part of Lewiston. First Meeting held August 29, at the house of Samuel arid Eli Herrick

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905

  • 1796 - Greene postoffice, the first within the limits of this county, established April 1.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905

  • News 1828 - Killed by Rocks
    "At an hour when ye think not" - A young unmarried lady by the name of Sampson was buried in Greene July 10th, whose death was caused as follows....Read MORE...


  • 1850 - (Greene, ME) - Orcharding began to be the chief industry in town.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905

  • 1854 - Greene
    Greene, a post-township of Kennebec county, Maine, on the Androscoggin and Kennebec railroad, 41 miles N. by E. from Portland. Population, 1348.
    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
    GREENE, a township in Kennebec co., Maine, 25 m. SW of Augusta. Pop. 1,406
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • 1886 - Greene
    Greene, situated near the middle of Androscoggin County, is nearly square in its form, and rests its west side on the Androscoggin River, opposite...Read MORE...


  • 1888 - (Greene, ME) - Centennial Celebration held on Daggett’s Hill August 23.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905

  • 1895 - Greene
    Greene, a post-township of Androscoggin co, Me., about 20 miles S.W. of Augusta, is bounded on the W. by the Androscoggin River. It has 3 churches...Read MORE...


  • Greene, Maine, USA
    Broadway looking West (1910)
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  • 1916
    Greene, a post-township (town) of Androscoggin co., Me., about 20 miles SW. of Augusta, is bounded on the W. by the Androscoggin River. Pop. in 1900, ...Read MORE...


  • Greene, Maine, USA
    W. Philbrook Res. Greene Me.
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  • 1775 - Benj. Ellingwood made the first clearing within the present town (Greene) and in 1775 is said to have raised a good crop of corn.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1786 - First public school in town (Greene) taught by Capt. John Daggett.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1788 - Town of Greene incorporated June 18, from the northern part of Lewiston. First Meeting held August 29, at the house of Samuel arid Eli Herrick

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1796 - Greene postoffice, the first within the limits of this county, established April 1.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • News  1828 - Killed by Rocks
    "At an hour when ye think not" - A young unmarried lady by the name of Sampson was buried in Greene July 10th, whose death was caused as follows.... Read MORE...

  • 1850 - (Greene, ME) - Orcharding began to be the chief industry in town.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1854 - Greene
    Greene, a post-township of Kennebec county, Maine, on the Androscoggin and Kennebec railroad, 41 miles N. by E. from Portland. Population, 1348.
    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
    GREENE, a township in Kennebec co., Maine, 25 m. SW of Augusta. Pop. 1,406
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • 1886 - Greene
    Greene, situated near the middle of Androscoggin County, is nearly square in its form, and rests its west side on the Androscoggin River, opposite... Read MORE...

  • 1888 - (Greene, ME) - Centennial Celebration held on Daggett’s Hill August 23.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1895 - Greene
    Greene, a post-township of Androscoggin co, Me., about 20 miles S.W. of Augusta, is bounded on the W. by the Androscoggin River. It has 3 churches... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Greene, a post-township (town) of Androscoggin co., Me., about 20 miles SW. of Augusta, is bounded on the W. by the Androscoggin River. Pop. in 1900, ... Read MORE...

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