The following is taken directly from The Town Register Gorham and Buxton 1905 compiled by Mitchell, Daggett, and Bassett.
Settlement began about this time.
Garrison house erected at Salmon Falls on account of Indian troubles. First meeting house erected.
Rebecca Chase (m Parker) born, first white child born in Buxton
Settlement greatly revived.
Fort erected at Pleasant Point.
Old burying-ground on the meeting-house lot conveyed to the plantation by Isaac Hancock. First public school opened.
Effort made to have the town incorporated.
Act incorporating Buxton, the seventh town in Maine, passed July 17. First election held in Meeting house May 24, 1773.
Great freshet destroyed by mills and bridges.
335 Polls intown over age of sixteen.
First mills built at Moderation Falls.