The King Trunk – 6 October 2019

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting, 2:00 p.m., October 6, 2019, at the Scarborough Public Library.

Photograph of the King Trunk

The King Trunk

Following a short Historical Society meeting on October 6th, Becky Delaware will talk about the contents of the King Trunk, a gem from the collection of the Historical Society and a veritable time capsule of the King family kept by Fidelia King Hawkes, wife of Aaron Hawkes. A lock of hair, letters, a scrap of fabric and other treasures, all tell the story of a prominent Scarborough family throughout the 1800s.

Fidelia was a daughter of Richard King, shipowner and merchant of Scarborough. Three of her brothers were William King, first governor of Maine; Rufus, American diplomat, politician, and a framer of the U.S. Constitution; and Cyrus, who served a term as a member of Congress from York County. A sister married Dr. Robert Southgate of Scarborough.

Becky Delaware is the curator of the Scarborough Historical Museum and the current vice president of the Scarborough Historical Society.

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The Danish Village

The Danish Village (Den Danske Landsby) was one of the first motels in the United States. Located on US Route 1 in Scarborough,  this unique motel was a replica of a little medieval Danish Town.  Each unit consisted of one or two rooms, showers, and twin beds. The Danish Coffee Shop (Den Danske Kaffee Stue) served breakfast and lunch. The Gift Shop featured Scandinavian crystal, ceramics and objets d’ art

Brochure from The Danish Village.

Article about the Danish Village by Brank Hodgdon (Also available on Maine Memory Network)

Gallery of Danish Village Photos

(Hover image to see filename/title.)

For higher resolution images of these photos, please contact the Scarborough Historical Society.

In 2015, the Danish Village Arch was moved to Memorial Park, where stands today.

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The Old Kilbourn Home – 19 August 1928

The August 19, 1928, issue of the Portland, Maine, newspaper included an article, “Built in Revolutionary Days Old Kilbourn Home at Scarboro Stands Like Monument to Past.” The original was quite difficult to read, so Scarborough historian Rodney Laughton transcribed the article. The article refers to the house to the right of the Country Kitchen Restaurant, going towards Cape Elizabeth. Note: A few archaic words or terms are used and the original punctuation was left.

 Transcribed by Rodney Laughton – November 6, 2018


Built In Revolutionary Days Old Kilbourn Home
At Scarboro Stands Like Monument To Past

                   _________________________________________

Site Was Original Land Owned By First Jordan To Come To America — Portland Part of Falmouth When Structure Was Erected — Good As Ever

                        _____________________________________

John Kilborn’s home stands in the ancient town of Scarborough on the west bank of the River Spurwink.  It was built in 1782 by his father, Ivory Kilbourn.  Hence it is three years older than the Wadsworth Longfellow House in Portland.

Ivory Kilborn, born in 1755 brought his bride, Hannah Pickard ( a kinswoman of the famous Whittier family of Haverhill), here the year the house was erected.

They came on horseback bringing vituals for the journey in saddle-bags.  Their household goods came by small vessel and a bad storm coming on during the passage forced the skipper to put out to sea and remain there for several days so the distressed young couple believed their belongings to have gone to the bottom, but the craft out rode the gale and finally landed her cargo on the bank of the Spurwink, on Oakman’s Island, nearly in front of the house.  Some of those articles of furniture are still in use in the family. 

Grandfather John was the fifth child born in the house, in October 1800, which was eleven months after Washington died.

These people came from Rowley, Massachusetts where the family had lived since coming from Connecticut were they settled after leaving Wood Ditton, England in 1637.

America’s First Jordan 

The land comprising the homestead in Scarborough was owned aforetime by Robert Jordan, the first Jordan to come to America.  He was the first church of England clergyman to permanently settle here.

He was arrested and sent to jail in Boston for one year, for baptizing infants according to the established form.  His baptismal bowl used in this atrocious act is now in the Maine Historical rooms.  It was discovered several years ago, somewhere in Maine and a woman who was ignorant as to it sacredness was using it to feed her pig from.

When the house was built in 1782 Maine was part of Massachusetts and remained so until 1820.  Portland was a part of Falmouth and four years later in 1786 Parson Smith of that town records in his diary:  “Our Neck is set off and become a town, My Legs contunue to swell”

“Our Neck” was old Portland. (The parson was not particular as to punctuation and the news of the incorporation of Portland and the trouble in his legs appear much as one item.)

Three years after the building of the house, the first newspaper in Maine was started in Portland and was called “The Falmouth Gazette.”

Some Mud Holes

In the spring of that year, the mud was so deep that no mail came into Portland for five weeks.

In the days when this house was erected it cost but a mere trifle in money to build the average house.  The chimney was first put up, as the oxen could bring the heavy rocks for the foundation to the sight where they were to be used when there was no house with which to bother.

The upper section was usually built of juniper poles and blue clay, the lower section containing the brick oven and fireplace of brick either brought from England or burned right on the premises.

Then the house was builded around the chimney, the timber for which was generally cut at home and the hewing of the frame done by some member of the family.  Logs were hauled to the nearest sawmill for the boards while the men and boys split out by hand the shingles and clapboards, while every nail, spike, hinge and latch was made on the anvil of the handiest blacksmith.  The neighbors came on a day appointed and raised the frame of the building.

The carpenters, then called joiners who made the doors, sash, and mantels charged the princely sum of  “four and sixpence” (seventy-five cents) per day.  It cost but little to live in those days and much less to die.  Coffins, made by the jointers sold for three dollars and fifty cents.  A bill for a burial at that period has been found where several dollars and a half covered every expense including the settling of the estate.

Brought Faithful Slave

When the family came to Scarborough they brought with them a faithful colored servant called Lettice.  She lived to be nearly or quite one hundred years of age, dying early in the nineteenth century.

As one approaches this landmark of nearly a century and a half, he is first impressed by a huge elm tree of unusually artistic contour as to be almost spherical, which has stood at the end of the drive near the roadside for seventy-five years, a majestic sentinel as it were guarding the house in the background.

Paint Still Exists

The house you must know was never painted inside or out until nearly a century old.  The rare old pumpkin pine vertical sheathing between some of the rooms is still undecorated by paint, having been scoured with sea-sand for one hundred and forty-six years.  They present a surface as smooth as glass and rich creamy brown in color.  Hand hewn beams form the ceilings showing every clip of the broad axe. 

The house in those days contained no cloths closets, and when grandfather was asked by an old friend why such was the case he replied:  “What need had they of closes presses.  A woman had but one good gown, which she wore as a long as she lived and it usually served as her shroud as well,” “What did they want of cloths presses?”  In many cases this wasn’t far from the truth.

The first Children 

The first children born in the house which was late in the eighteenth century used to walk four miles to church, carrying their shoes in their hand in summer until nearing the meetinghouse.

Grandfather’s father beside being a farmer was also a cordwainer (which is the old name for shoemaker) and today may be seen suspended from a beam of the kitchen ceiling several shoe lasts carved with the initials of some members of the family.

He had a little shop in front of the house where he made shoes in Winter and in the Spring, would sling them onto his horse and cary them to Boston.

On one occasion he had sold his shoes and received his money for them, when he lost his wallet.  He at once asked the town crier to cry it from the common and the finder came bringing it to him.

Made of Yarns

His purse was made on canvas of bright yarns and is still cherished by the present owner of the house, Mrs. Abby S. Huston, whose aunt named her for her intimate friend Abby Stephenson who was a cousin to the poet Longfellow.

Mrs. Huston, with her daughters Miss Sarah S. Huston and Miss Pauline Huston enjoys the beauties of this ideal spot during the summer and fall months and during the winter the family resides on Beacon Street.  Mrs. Huston has also another daughter, Mrs. Henry Watson Usher (Henrietta Huston) of Pawtucket, R. I., and a son, Ervin C. Huston of this City.

Not far from the house on the ancestral acres, Grandfather, in ploughing once unearthed the skeletons of eleven persons killed in queen Anne’s war.  Among the bones he also found an Indian tomahawk, which was later given to a grandson of the builder of the house, Major Ivory Kilbourn of the British Army, in New Brunswick.  His sword is reverently placed over one of the fireframes in the house.

Only Twice Repaired

Only twice during the life of this historic home, has it received extensive repairs, once in 1835 and again in 1926, when it was strengthened.  No alterations have been made in the interior.

Most interesting of all is the fact that this house has never been owned by any but a direct descendant of the builder and is still occupied and most thoroughly enjoyed by the family.

There are several descendants in the sixth generation now living and many beside the kindred, find pleasure in visiting the genial occupants and present owners of the place the Hustons of Woodfords and Scarborough.  Here one finds hospitality in its true meaning, and their many friends esteem it a pleasure and privilege to chat with them by the warmth and glow of their, fireside, nestled among their treasures of the long ago.

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The Kilbourne Desk

By Don Taylor

Ellie bought the desk in the 1990s. It was lovely and very old.  She enjoyed it for years before she removed the bottom right drawer and looked at the bottom. There, on the bottom of the drawer, was a story handwritten in pencil. The desk had been owned by Ivory Kilbourne of Rowley, Mass, and came to Scarboro in 1782 by Schooner. Ellie reached out to the Scarborough Historical Society to learn if we knew anything about Ivory Kilbourne and his wife, (Mary Pickard) Kilbourne.

Photo by Ellie Peoples

Being the “Technology Guy”, my first thought was to check our Bill Tolman Finding Aid. You can access it from the Scarborough Historical Society website. Hover the Library tab then select the Main Room Page. Under Computers, you will see the database. It is a finding aid containing over 300,000 entries. A truly amazing resource.

The database is set up as multiple spreadsheets based upon surnames. I selected Surname-K and then cursored down to the Kilborn and saw there were many different spellings of the name. So, I filtered the spreadsheet to only show entries with the first name of Ivory. There were 9 entries for Ivory Kilborn with several spellings of his surname. Among the cemetery and death records was one entry of particular interest: 

KILBOURNE | IVORY | 27-8 | 62.85.1 SCAR BECOMES A TOWN BC4.

Although a little cryptic, that entry means that I should find information about Ivory Kilbourne on pages 27 & 28 in the book, Scarborough Becomes a Town by Dorothy Shaw Libby, which is located in the main bookcase, shelf 4. I found the book and looked at the pages suggested and found the following:

Ivory Kilbourne, born in 1755 in Rowley, Massachusetts, came to Scarborough in 1782. He came on horseback, bringing his bride, Hannah Pickard (a kinswoman of the famous Whittier family of Haverhill) with him, along with her servant. His close friend, Parson Lancaster, had told him what a wonderful place Scarborough was and suggested that it would make an ideal place to build a house and begin his married life. The young couple had several saddlebags filled with Hannah’s personal things and enough food to last them through their journey.

The boat bringing their furniture was delayed by a bad storm and anchored outside for several days. The young people thought that their things had been lost, but finally one morning the boat sailed up the Spurwink River and Hannah’s furniture. (A table, chairs and a desk are still used by the Huston family at Spurwink).

Ivory and Hannah bought land from the Jordans at Spurwink and built their first house. Ivory (then only thirty-one) cut his logs and had them sawed at the nearest mill, then the neighbors came and helped him raise the frame for his house. He built his chimney first and the house around it. He split the shingles and clapboards by hand; his nails, spikes, hinges and latches were made by the blacksmith.

Ivory and Hannah Stayed with the Lancasters until their house was ready, and then with the help of Lettice, their faithful servant, they raised their family.  Ivory, Jr., was born in 1785, and Mary (Aunt Polly) was born in 1787, then came Eben in 1789. Hannah soon died leaving the children for Ivory to raise. In December, 1796, he married Sally Larrabee, and they had several children.

As is often the case, answer one question and find another.  In this case, the desk indicates it was Ivory and his bride Mary Pickard’s desk. But Dorthey Shaw Libby’s book indicated it was Hannah Pickard.  Could Hannah have been Hannah Mary or maybe Mary Hannah? If so, the apparent conflict goes away. Maybe some of those death or burial records will answer the question.

I found it interesting to learn of Ivory and Hannah coming to Scarborough and the trek that the desk took. I hope you find the Bill Tolman Finding Aid useful in your Scarborough research. I certainly do.

The Kilbourne Desk
Photo by Ellie Peoples


[Note: Don Taylor is a research volunteer at the Scarborough Historical Society.]

 

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Website Updates – August 2019

New items added to the website during August 2019.

By Don Taylor

Main Room

Bookcase 1 – Back – Annual Reports

The 1904 Scarboro Town Report now available at Digital Maine and Archive.org.

Microfilm Reader

New spreadsheet for Microfilm Rolls. The sheet contains information about microfilm rolls at the Museum, items viewable at Family Search via an Affiliate Library (Scarborough Public Library) and items that are available only the Oat the Family History Library. 

Middle Room

Tax Valuation Books

Rear Room

Photo Gallery

Organizations:

In the Photo Gallery for Organizations, I added photos for 1954 Little League Team and the 1983 Champion Little League Team.

The 1954 “Scarbor Lions” team included: 

1st Row: Gene Grover, Buster Smith, Peter Haigis, Mac Rogers, Dick Wright, Bub Hunt, Rudy Anderson, Bobby Dolloff, Gary Frederick 

2nd  Row: – Coach Stapleton, Clint Libby, Jim Brown, David Jordan,  R D Varney, Tony Rogers, Coach Ralph Corliso (sp)

The 1983 “Police Dept” team included

Front Row: Gene Gallant, Casey Madden, Hal Granoff, Chris Harmon, Ryan Werner

Second Row: Billy Stratis, Brad Colvin, Mike Gallant, Christine Anderson, Charles Anderson, Arron Werner

Manager: Charles Anderson  ||  Coach: Terry Gallant

 

Upstairs Archive

Added Puzzles and a Quiz to a new “Upstairs Archive” page.

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Inventing Vacationland – Scott Andrews

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting, 2:00 p.m., September 8, 2019, at the Scarborough Public Library.

Following a short Historical Society meeting on September 8th, Scott Andrews will present a program “Inventing Vacationland”.

Maine has officially advertised itself as “Vacationland” since 1916. Before then it was touted as “The Nation’s Playground” and “Sportsmen’s Paradise.” Today the business of tourism and recreation plays host to more than 33 million visitors who spend more than $6 billion each year, by far Maine’s biggest industry.

Maine has been a preeminent destination for rusticators, tourists, vacationers and recreational enthusiasts of all stripes and all seasons for nearly two centuries, beginning with Henry David Thoreau and a coterie of painters.

How did Maine become a vacation mecca? What were the milestones? Who were the key actors? What did they do and where did they do it? That’s the subject of Inventing Vacationland, a fascinating PowerPoint slideshow and talk by Scott Andrews that will be presented at the Scarborough Public Library on September 8th, at 2 PM. 

The Jocelyn was a grand hotel of the Victorian era that stood on Prouts Neck in Scarborough between 1890 and 1909. This image is among many that will be shown Sept. 8 when the Scarborough Historical Society hosts Inventing Vacationland, a presentation and talk about the history of Maine tourism by Scott Andrews, at 2 p.m. at the Scarborough Public Library.
(photo courtesy Scarborough Historical Society)

Inventing Vacationland will touch on issues of transportation, accommodations, amenities, activities, arts, and recreation from before the Civil War to the present day. Scarborough played a key role in this story. Much material for Inventing Vacationland was contributed by the Scarborough Historical Society and the Prouts Neck Historical Society.

About the presenter: Scott Andrews earned a B.A. in history from the University of Chicago, an M.B.A. from the Chicago Booth School of Business and an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics. He has been involved in the Maine tourism industry since his teenage years when he worked at his family’s campground in Oxford County. A longtime lifestyle journalist, Andrews has written about two thousand articles on the arts, recreation, and tourism for a variety of local and national publications.

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Photos – Organizations – First Aid Class

Photo Box 2

Folder: Organizations – First Aid Classes

Photos are below this table.  Hover the individual photo to see its title. 

Title – Comment

Accession #

First Aid Class – ca. 1910

Taken at New Wayland – Dunstan GrangersFront Row: Leland Merrill, Elsie Spear, George West, Ruth Witham, Duane Merrill, and Noah Merrill

2nd Row: Scot Pillsbury, Abbie Libby, Dorothy Googins, Dorris Leary, Clifford Leary, Nellie Higgins, Ethel Higgins, Mary Gower, Eva Longfellow, Helen Carter

3rd Row: Arlington Johnson, Howard Carter, Fred Merrill, Lottie Merrill, Florence Boothby, Blanch Scamman, Herbert Rice, Gladys Rice, Irving Boothy, Percy Scamman

4th Row: Cora Carter, Raymond Leary, ? ?, Frank Rogers, Earl Leary, Otis Leary, Liz Baker, Smith Carter

2000.10.1

First Aid Class – 15 April 1936

First Row, Left to Right
1. George Wood, State Police Patrolman
2. Natalie Lothrop, Teacher
3. Dorothy Clark, Teacher
4 Willard O. Howe, Instructor and Chairman, First Aid
Committee
5. John H. Stevens, Chairman First Aid Comm. of Portland
Chapter American Red Cross
6. Florence Hearn, teacher
7. Ina Knight, Postmaster
8. Roger L, Doyle, State Police Patrolman.

Second Row, Left to Right
1. Russell Moulton, WPA Foreman
2. Henry Gould, Fire Chief
3. Ralph Sargent, Constable
4. Howard Knight, Fire Captain
5. Dr. Ray Littlefield
6. Arthur Snow, Fire Captain
7. Fred Davis, First Aid Instructor
8. Joseph R. Knight, Chairman Scarborough Red Cross

Dog Brownie

Photo from Tisdale Studio, 116 Revere St., Portland, ME

92.22.84
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Photos – Organizations – WW2 Ground Observers & Posts

Photo Box 2

Folder: Organizations – WW2 Ground Observers & Posts

Photos are below this table.  Hover the individual photo to see its title. 

Title (Comment) Accession #
WWII Observers – Val Krijanovsky in center 90.45.1k
WWII Observers – Mildred McDonald 90.45.1b
WWII Observers – C. Martins, V. Krijanovsky, Marion Krijanovsky 90.45.1i
WWII Observers (Two women in tower) 90.45.1d
WWII Observers 90.45.1c
WWII Observation Post (Behind State Police Bldg 90.45.1j
WWII Observation Post 90.45.1h
WWII Observation Post 90.45.1g
WWII Observation Post 90.45.1f
WWII Ground Observers (climbing stairs) 90.45.1c
Val Krijanovsky at Ground Observer Post (where Parker Tilton Building is now – WWII 90.45.2
Ground Observation Post (behind Edgar Thurston’s Place) Marion Krijanovsk at top. 90.45.1a
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Beech Ridge Schoolhouse Update – June and July 2019

Time to give everyone an update on our schoolhouse project.

Stanley E. Hillock Well Contractors of Scarborough worked to repair the well pipe that was damaged. Photo by Tom Osborne

First, the well has been checked, free of charge, by the Stanley Hillock Well Co.  They replaced the cap, cleaned and deepened the well from 68 feet to about 200 feet. We are very grateful for their generosity.

Next, Steve Ross has surveyed the property so that we know our boundaries. He will also place pins, marking where the new foundation needs to be, so the building can go back to its exact, original location.

During the week of July 8th, Merry and Sons Movers began work on preparing the building’s move. Their goal was to move it in 4-5 days. The excavator asked that the building be moved from the area of the foundation and then moved back. Merry and Sons agreed to move in it back rather than to the side as originally planned, allowing more room for the foundation work to take place. Trees needed to be limbed before this move.  Scarborough Public Works came quickly to our rescue. We truly appreciate their timely help.

Front porch removed and schoolhouse up off the foundation. Photo by Joyce Alden.

The porch on the front was no longer securely attached to the building, needing a speedy repair or its removal.  Since it was not original to the building and in poor condition, it was removed. It will be replaced later.

As the Merrys started to put a support under the building, it was determined that THREE steel beams for permanent support, rather than two, as previously thought, would be needed.  Next bricks were removed to put in the support beams. It was found that the mortar between the bricks had almost completely dried out and was no longer holding the bricks together.  It was just a matter of time before the original brick foundation would have begun to collapse.

On Thursday, another problem presented itself. The back addition to the original building needed more reinforcement in order to move it with the rest of the school.  The addition sill and one wall were too rotted to support the move.  Support beams were placed differently to safely allow the move.

The schoolhouse moved back free of the old foundation. Photo by Joyce Alden.

On Wednesday of the following week beams and rollers were in place. The building was moved back six feet by noontime! By late afternoon the school had been winched back completely clearing the original foundation. The front door now rests well behind where the original back wall of the school had been.

The Beech Ridge School now sits on cribbing and beams awaiting a new foundation. We are in the process of salvaging the original bricks from the rubble and cleaning them for use as a facing to the new foundation.

On Sunday and Monday, a group moved the bricks from the building area to the sides so we can save them and hopefully use them to put a brick facing on the foundation so it will look original. Thanks to Scott Chase and Boy Scouts from Troop 39 as well as Joyce Alden, Charlie Alden and his sister Peggy and Dennis Holmes.

Excavation begins for the new foundation. Photo by Karlene Osborne

On July 31st, Jeff Greenleaf and his crew began the excavation for the foundation. He estimates that it will be done by the next day.

Donations to the Beech Ridge School Restoration Project may be made at “Go Fund Me” or in person at the museum, Tuesdays 9 AM to Noon (or the 2nd Saturday of the month from 9 AM to Noon).


Photos of the Project, so far, are posted to our Beech Ridge School Project Gallery below.

– Becky Delaware

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Website Updates – July 2019

New items added to the website during July 2019.

By Don Taylor

Main Room

Bookcase 1 – Back – Annual Reports

I posted the Scarboro Annual Report for 1896 to Archive.org and updated the Annual Reports Page.

I posted the Scarboro Annual Report for 1897 to Archive.org and updated the Annual Reports Page.

Scanned, OCR, and posted the Scarborough Annual Report for 1900 to Digital Maine and to Archive.org. I also updated the Annual Reports Page.

Scanned, OCR, and posted the Scarborough Annual Report for 1901 to Digital Maine and to Archive.org. I also updated the Annual Reports Page.

Phil Scanned and I OCRed and posted the Scarborough Annual Report for 1903 to Digital Maine and to Archive.org. I also updated the Annual Reports Page.

I noticed that the Allen County Public Library had uploaded the 1910 Scarborough Annual Report to Archive.org. I added it to our Annual Reports Page.

I noticed that the Allen County Public Library had uploaded the 1923 Scarborough Annual Report to Archive.org. I added it to our Annual Reports Page.

Middle Room

Tax Valuation Books

I created a new “Tax Valuation Books” page which included background information about the books. I also added links to the images of the 1841, 1875, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1896, and 1900 Tax Valuation Books 

Rear Room

Photo Gallery

In the Photo Gallery for Locales, I added photos for Scarborough Marsh, Stratton Island, and Markers (Kings Post & Garrison Cove).

Dunstan - Burnham's Tourist Accomodations and Cabins

Picture 1 of 123

Burnham's Tourist Accommodations and Cabins, West Scarboro, Maine

I imported photos from the Donald S. Bradford Collection into its own collection then moved the gallery, “Students of SHS Class of 1943” into that collection. 

I scanned, stitched, and added a panoramic view of the 1926 Class at Blue Point School to the Schools Gallery.

I scanned, stitched, and added a gallery for Organizations.

I also created a spreadsheet/table for the Gallery that provides searchable information regarding the individuals in the Organizations gallery.

Photos - Organizations

TitleAccession #DateDescription & NotesImage Link
(Four Police Officers) Memorial Day, 1961 11.9.98b1961Left to Right - Albert Christanson, Enoch Curry, Horace Whipple, Ralph SargentImage
American Legion (officers)11.19.2
American Legion - 14 men (standing) & 14 women (sitting)NABrought in by Lenny Higgins, Tues Oct 29, 2013,
Ceremony honoring Scarborough Red Cross Chapter - Photo by Tisdal Studio2017.20.011936George Wood (State Police Patrolman), Natalie Lathrop (Teacher), Dorothy Clark, (Teacher), Willard O. Howe, (Instructor and vice chairman, first aid committee), John Howard Stevens, (Chairman first aid committee of Portland chapter American Red Cross), Florence Heam (Teacher), Ina Knight (Postmaster), Roger L. Doyle, State Police Patrolman | Russell Moulton (WPA foreman), Henry Gould (Fire Chief), Ralph Sargent (Constable), Howard Knight (Fire Captain) Dr. Ray Littlefield, Arthur Snow (Fire Captain, Fred Davis (First Aid Instructor, Joseph R. Knight, (Chairman, Scarborough Red Cross). [IDs per back of photo & per Rodney Laughton.]
Explorer Scouts99.36.10Alan Berry - Bruce Moulton - Ev. Kimball - Jack Bell - Paul Berry - Explorer Scouts sponsored by Pl. Hill Firemen
First 4H Club in Scarborough63.4.1Front Row - Richard Libby, Herbert Wentworth, Albert Libby, Herman Leonard, Mr. Heald | Second Row - 4H Director Carl Carter Philip Leonard | Back Row Daniel Carter, Joshua Libby, Donald Deering
Lions Club - (Lay or Bust)2017.51.10Frank Littlehale, Roger Grant - Photo by Whitten Photo
Police - Memorial Day 11.9.981961Left to right - Albert Christanson, Enoch Curry, Horace Whipple, Ralph Sargent
Police Cross Marks11.9.98a1 - (3) Clarence Ahlquist (5) Ralph Sargent | 2 - (8) Walter Douglas | 3. Roger Bennett (4) Ross Sherwood (5) Percy Gower (6) Leon Lary (7) John MacDonald
Rifle Team - Picture 12017.51.03Back Row: Neil Jannelle, Don Roy, George Stanford, , Maynard Thibeau, Thibeau, George Stilphen, Leland Stanford | Front Row: Joe Newcomb, George Stacy, Warren Delaware, Jim Shaw, Howard Merrill, Bill Fielding, Wendell Whitten.
Rifle Team - Picture 22017.51.02Back Row: Leon Lary, George Delaware, Paul Scammon, Leslie Moulton, Everett Kimball, Ross Sherwood. | Front Row __, Arthur Taylor, __ Merritt, Joe LaFavor, Willard Libby, _____
Scarboro Boy's Club - 192695.27.2011926The Scarboro Boys Club was a Christian boys club sponsored by the First Congregational Church of Scarborough and the Y.M.C.A. | left to right - Walter Fredericks, Clyde Harmon, Rev. Colby, Fred Skillings, Clayton Urquhart, Max Emmons, William Googins, Maurice "Bud" Libby, Willard Fredericks, Eldred Harmon, Stanley Harmon | Missing member is Stanley Pederson.
Scarborough Police - 195095.27.1401950First Row Left to Right: Rober Bennett, Enoch Currie, James Adams, Ross Sherwood*, Percy Gower*, Leon Lary*, John McDonald, Edgar Steward. Olen Jones - *=Selectmen || Second Row: Walter Braley, Ken Brazley, Unknown, Herbert Winslow, Mel Lothrop, Everett Lothrop, Seth McDermott, Walter Douglass || Third Row: William Day, Raymond Field, Leon Ahlquist, Walter Jellerson, Ralph Sargent, Charles Turner, Walter Bimpson, Russel Gower, John Flynn.
Scouts95.18.87Billy Weeks (R) - George Vail (L) - Standing (Unknown)
World War I - Red Cross00.614c. 1919Twenty-four Red Cross Volunteers around at a table.
World War II - Observers90.45.1kWorld War II Observers Val Krijanovsky in center.
Writers Group89.9.17451958Lil Pattee, ___ Stute, Lillian Lewis | McKechnie - Dorothy Libby (Sec'y), Bhima Sturdernt … Marg Lodd || Photo by Walter Dickey Aug 2, 1958 - Belfast, Maine
Photos of people involved with various organizations.

I added 9 photos to the Locales Gallery. (See Gallery Above.)

I added 2 more photos to the Government Gallery. One for the Black Point Library and one for the Scarboro Post Office sign.

 

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