100 Year Celebration

 

Dover and Foxcroft
Were United on
March 2nd. 1922

Joining the towns was a lengthy process

  • It took five years of meetings to unite the two towns of Dover and Foxcroft.

–In 1916 the vote was too small to count

–In 1917 Foxcroft yes (180) Dover no (75)

–In 1918 vote was no 135-56

–In 1919 and 1920 Article was postponed

–1921 was the last time the matter could be voted on per Maine legislation

–Women were allowed to vote in 1921 and record numbers of citizens were present at the meeting

Yes votes were 376 and no 249

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