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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine Genealogy|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sandy River Plantation'''<br><br>'''Sandy River Plantation''' is a Maine plantation in the forests on the west central side of Franklin County. Early, it was part of a multi-township plantation called '''Number 2 and 3 R1 and 2 and 3 R2 Plantations''' formed from:  
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'''Sandy River Plantation''' is a Maine plantation in the forests on the west central side of Franklin County. Early, it was part of a multi-township plantation called '''Number 2 and 3 R1 and 2 and 3 R2 Plantations''' formed from:  
  
 
::*Township 2 R1 WBKP (now [[Sandy_River_Plantation,_Maine|Sandy River Plantation]])  
 
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::*Number 3 R2 WBKP Plantation (now [[Rangeley, Maine|Rangeley]] (Town))
 
::*Number 3 R2 WBKP Plantation (now [[Rangeley, Maine|Rangeley]] (Town))
  
but that long name was changed to '''Dallas Plantation''' in 1845, and changed in turn to '''Rangeley Plantation''' in 1852. Multi-township plantations were abolished in 1859, and it was split into four parts, including the present-day Sandy River Plantation. In 1865 the northern half was set off to form [[Greenvale Plantation, Maine|Greenvale Plantation]], but it was annexed back into Sandy River Plantation in 1905.<ref>Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103 (digital p. 112). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link in the FamilySearch Catalog}}.</ref> <ref name="SandyRiver">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=sandy_river_plantation Sandy River Plantation, Franklin County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 30 September 2013).</ref>  
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but that long name was changed to '''Dallas Plantation''' in 1845, and changed in turn to '''Rangeley Plantation''' in 1852. Multi-township plantations were abolished in 1859, and it was split into four parts, including the present-day Sandy River Plantation. In 1865 the northern half was set off to form [[Greenvale Plantation, Maine|Greenvale Plantation]], but it was annexed back into Sandy River Plantation in 1905.<ref>Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103 (digital p. 112). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link in the FamilySearch Catalog}}.</ref> <ref name="SandyRiver">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=sandy_river_plantation Sandy River Plantation, Franklin County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 30 September 2013).</ref>
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<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Sandy River Plantation, Maine," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_River_Plantation,_Maine (accessed 4 March 2019).</ref> <br>  
  
 
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'''Adjacent towns: ''Franklin Co.: '' [[Dallas Plantation, Maine|Dallas Plantation]] | [[Maine townships|Madrid Township]] | [[Rangeley, Maine|Rangeley]] | [[Rangeley Plantation, Maine|Rangeley Plantation]] | [[Maine townships|Township E]] | [[Maine townships|Township 1 R2 WBKP (Redington)]]'''  
 
'''Adjacent towns: ''Franklin Co.: '' [[Dallas Plantation, Maine|Dallas Plantation]] | [[Maine townships|Madrid Township]] | [[Rangeley, Maine|Rangeley]] | [[Rangeley Plantation, Maine|Rangeley Plantation]] | [[Maine townships|Township E]] | [[Maine townships|Township 1 R2 WBKP (Redington)]]'''  

Latest revision as of 21:33, 4 March 2019

Not to be confused with the Sandy River Plantation that became Farmington, Maine in 1794.


Sandy River Plantation is a Maine plantation in the forests on the west central side of Franklin County. Early, it was part of a multi-township plantation called Number 2 and 3 R1 and 2 and 3 R2 Plantations formed from:

but that long name was changed to Dallas Plantation in 1845, and changed in turn to Rangeley Plantation in 1852. Multi-township plantations were abolished in 1859, and it was split into four parts, including the present-day Sandy River Plantation. In 1865 the northern half was set off to form Greenvale Plantation, but it was annexed back into Sandy River Plantation in 1905.[1] [2] [3]

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  1. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103 (digital p. 112). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. Sandy River Plantation, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 30 September 2013).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Sandy River Plantation, Maine," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_River_Plantation,_Maine (accessed 4 March 2019).


Adjacent towns: Franklin Co.: Dallas Plantation | Madrid Township | Rangeley | Rangeley Plantation | Township E | Township 1 R2 WBKP (Redington)