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Monmouth, Maine, USA

Monmouth, Kennebec, ME

Monmouth is a town in Kennebec County, settled in 1775 and incorporated on January 20, 1792 from Wales Plantation.

Named for the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth in which Dearborn took part, the town has an abundance of access to Cobbosseecontee, Annabessacook, and Cochnewagen lakes. Many lakeside cottages come to life during the summer months.

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  • 1774 - (Monmouth, ME) - First settlement made in town by Thomas Gray and others.

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

  • 1792 - Town of Monmouth incorporated Jan 20, named in honor of Gen'l Henry Dearborn's valiant conduct at the battle of Monmouth, N J.

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

  • 1801 - (Monmouth, ME) - Capt. Sewall Prescott's tavern (The Old Fort) erected.

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

  • 1803 - Monmouth Academy incorporated, later, granted 10,020 acres of land.

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

  • 1844 - (Monmouth, ME) - Old Town House erected.

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

  • 1851 - (Monmouth, ME) - First Academy building burned.

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

  • 1854 - Monmouth
    Monmouth, a post-township of Kennebec co., Maine, on the Androscoggin and Kennebec railroad, about 15 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population, 1925.
    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.

  • News 1870 - Maine has a mail carrier, now 76 years of age, who has carried the mail daily from North Monmouth to Monmouth Centre for twenty-one years, and has missed but one trip during that time.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 29, 1870

  • 1886 - Monmouth
    Monmouth the north-westerly town of Kennebec County, is about 16 miles from Augusta, and about 48 miles from Portland, on the line of the Maine...Read MORE...


  • News 1888 - A MAINE VILLAGE WIPED OUT. ALL THE STORES AND THE POST OFFICE DESTROYED BY FIRE.
    WINTHROP, Me., April 19 - A disastrous fire occurred in Monmouth Centre this afternoon, destroying every store in the place and causing at least...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Monmouth
    Monmouth, a post-village in Monmouth township, Kennebec co., Me, on the Maine Central Railroad, 16 miles N.E. of Lewiston, and 16 miles W.S.W. of...Read MORE...


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    Cumston Hall
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  • Monmouth, Maine, USA
    Monmouth Centre
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  • 1906
    Monmouth, a post-village in Monmouth township (town), Kennebec co., Me., on the Maine Central R., 16 miles NE> of Lewiston. Pop. of the town in 1900, ...Read MORE...


  • Monmouth, Maine, USA
    Grammar School
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  • 1774 - (Monmouth, ME) - First settlement made in town by Thomas Gray and others.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1792 - Town of Monmouth incorporated Jan 20, named in honor of Gen'l Henry Dearborn's valiant conduct at the battle of Monmouth, N J.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1801 - (Monmouth, ME) - Capt. Sewall Prescott's tavern (The Old Fort) erected.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1803 - Monmouth Academy incorporated, later, granted 10,020 acres of land.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1844 - (Monmouth, ME) - Old Town House erected.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1851 - (Monmouth, ME) - First Academy building burned.

    Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
  • 1854 - Monmouth
    Monmouth, a post-township of Kennebec co., Maine, on the Androscoggin and Kennebec railroad, about 15 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population, 1925.
    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.
  • News  1870 - Maine has a mail carrier, now 76 years of age, who has carried the mail daily from North Monmouth to Monmouth Centre for twenty-one years, and has missed but one trip during that time.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 29, 1870
  • 1886 - Monmouth
    Monmouth the north-westerly town of Kennebec County, is about 16 miles from Augusta, and about 48 miles from Portland, on the line of the Maine... Read MORE...

  • News  1888 - A MAINE VILLAGE WIPED OUT. ALL THE STORES AND THE POST OFFICE DESTROYED BY FIRE.
    WINTHROP, Me., April 19 - A disastrous fire occurred in Monmouth Centre this afternoon, destroying every store in the place and causing at least... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Monmouth
    Monmouth, a post-village in Monmouth township, Kennebec co., Me, on the Maine Central Railroad, 16 miles N.E. of Lewiston, and 16 miles W.S.W. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Monmouth, a post-village in Monmouth township (town), Kennebec co., Me., on the Maine Central R., 16 miles NE> of Lewiston. Pop. of the town in 1900, ... Read MORE...

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