Eagle Island Military Plantation, Hancock County, Maine Genealogy

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Not to be confused with seven other Eagle Islands[1] on the Maine coast,
including the one in Casco Bay that is now a state park.

United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Hancock Gotoarrow.png Eagle Island Military Plantation

Eagle Island is now unorganized territory of Hancock County in Penobscot Bay west of Deer Isle and northeast of North Haven. During the American Civil War, this island became a "military plantation" and was called that by the Maine legislature as late as 1875.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Eagle Island Lighthouse at Lighthouse Friends.com (accessed 12 November 2013).
  2. Maine Legislature, Documents Printed by Order of the Legislature of the State of Maine (Augusta, Maine: Sprague, Owen, and Nash, 1875), Senate No. 36, page 6. Google Books edition.