Brighton Plantation, Somerset County, Maine Genealogy

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Brighton Plantation


Brief History[edit | edit source]

Brighton Plantation is a former town, now a Maine plantation in the forests of Somerset County. Its name was changed from North Hill to Brighton in 1827. Brighton surrendered its town status in 1895 when it became a plantation. Brighton set off some of its land to Athens in 1838 and 1862.[1]

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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), 135 (digital p. 144). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Adjacent towns: Somerset Co.: Athens | Bingham | Harmony | Mayfield (Township 2 R2 BKP EKR) | Moscow | Solon | Piscataquis Co.: Kingsbury Plantation | Wellington