Source:York, Dena Lynn Winslow. Mapleton, Maine

Source Mapleton, Maine
Author York, Dena Lynn Winslow
Place Mapleton, Aroostook, Maine, United States
Subject History
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Sleepy Hollow Publishing
Date issued c1980
Place issued Presque Isle, Me.
York, Dena Lynn Winslow. Mapleton, Maine. (Presque Isle, Me.: Sleepy Hollow Publishing, c1980).
Family History Library

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This book covers the history of Mapleton, Maine, including a history of potato farming and information on the lynching of Jim Cullen, New England's only known lynching victim, in 1873. Available at the Family History Library. WorldCat provides information on local libraries with copies of this title.

The author went on to complete a Ph.D. in History with a dissertation on the lynching of Jim Cullen, a Canadian lumberman who got in trouble with the law and then is said to have murdered two people, including the sheriff. See "They lynched Jim Cullen" : New England's only lynching.