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Facts about Monson, Maine
Monson is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. The population was 686 at the 2010 census. The town is located on Route 15 which is a somewhat major route north to the well known Moosehead Lake Region, to which Monson is sometimes considered a gateway. This route ultimately leads to the Canadian Province of Quebec.The town is well known in local and state history, but is minimally known elsewhere, although contributions by the town, and its location are notable. It is the last town located on the Appalachian Trail at the beginning (or end) of the 100-Mile Wilderness. It is not uncommon to see many hikers in town resting before (or after) their trip into the Wilderness, and several lodging places in town cater directly to these hikers.
It was reported on May 30th, 2014 that Lucinda "Cindy" Niesar (Forbus) passed away in Spearfish, South Dakota. Ms. Niesar was 78 years old and was born in Monson, ME. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lucinda "Cindy"'s life.
This route ultimately leads to the Canadian Province of Quebec.
Monson was founded on February 8, 1822 by an act of the state legislature. Since the 1990s, Monson has increased again in tourism and, with the closure of Moosehead Manufacturing, many consider Monson (as well as much of Piscataquis County), to cater towards tourism. The town was greatly impacted by the revenue and income generated by the company, and had as many as 250 workers who lived either in town or in several communities around the town. The antlers have been stolen and replaced several times, but currently they exist in the approximate location on a pole after leaving the town of Abbot, Maine In 1870, slate was discovered by a resident who had immigrated from Wales, while driving his horse in the countryside of the town. The slate from Monson makes up the Kennedy headstones in Washington D.C.
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