Milo Historical Society

12 High Street - Milo, Maine

Category: News

The next monthly meeting of the Milo Historical Society will be on Thursday, April 20 at 7 PM at the museum on High Street (next to Bailey Lumber Co.). Anyone with an interest in our community’s history is welcomed and encouraged to attend.

The Milo Historical Society will hold their next meeting on May 19th at 7 PM at the museum on High Street. The public is cordially invited to this and all meetings of the society.

New Historical Article added to website

Milo Once a Wilderness is now a Hustling Town

The wonderful Change That Has Come About Since Benj. Sargent Built the First Log Cabin One Hundred Years Ago – A Brief History Written by News Correspondent

BANGOR DAILY NEWS – Wednesday, February 3, 1904

Milo, Feb. 3 — Milo was settled about 100 years ago and was incorporated as a town some 20 years later The Sargents, Snows. Dennetts and Mayos, all of whom have descendants living in the place. were among the first inhabitants. The first settler, Benjamin Sargent and his son Theophilus, located about a mile west from the centre of the town, on Sargent’s hill. A son of Theophilus, J.L. Sargent, is one of the oldest residents in the village.

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