Place:Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States

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NameWiscasset
Alt namesPownalboroughsource: Source:Maine Historical Magazine (Porter, Joseph W), Vol 7, pg 17
TypeTown
Coordinates44°N 69.65°W
Located inLincoln, Maine, United States     (1760 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Greenlawn Cemetery
Woodlawn Cemetery
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Wiscasset is a town in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Maine, United States, in the Mid Coast region of the state. The population was 3,732 at the 2010 census. Home to the Chewonki Foundation, Wiscasset is a tourist destination noted for early architecture.

History

"The town of Pownalborough incorporated Feb. 13, 1760, included the present towns of Wiscasset, Alna, Dresden and Perkins. Alna, under the name of New Milford was incorporated June 25, 1794, and Dresden the same date. Swan Island was set off from Dresden and incorporated as Perkins June 24, 1847. The name of Pownalborough was changed to Wiscasset June 10, 1802." - Source:Maine Historical Magazine (Porter, Joseph W), Vol 7, pg 17

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