Monthly Archives: September 2021

Sawyer

Sawyer Family Surname File – Sawyer [placeholder] Lateral File #1 Genealogy Files – Sawyer  Descendants of Joseph Sawyer of Buxton & Elliotsville, Maine Family Tree of Joseph Sawyer 1774-1846 of Buxton & Elliotsville, Maine Sawyer Family of Elliotsville ME and … Continue reading

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70.14.17 D – N. Tilton Letter dated 29 Sep 1851

70.14.17 D – Letter – N. Tilton to his children four days before his death. [Continuing with the “Tilton Papers,” letters, family notes and other materials regarding the Tilton family of Scarborough. The material was originally received in 1970. Many … Continue reading

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Museum Closed – Covid Risk Status Very High

Museum Closed to Visitors Due to the increase in COVID-19 Cases in Maine, the Scarborough Historical Society’s Museum is closed to visitors. The museum is expected to remain closed to visitors until the COVID Risk Status returns to “High.” Please … Continue reading

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Coast Watch Newspaper’s News Index

                                                       By Linda Snow McLoon  Beginning in the latter part of the 19th century, a local weekly newspaper served Scarborough residents by bringing them local news from the various villages in the town. At a time before most residents … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Update (Sept 2021)

By Karlene Osborne Restoration of the 1800s schoolhouse at 184 Holmes Road continues. Since the donation of the building to Scarborough Historical Society in the fall of 2018, the Society has been busy stabilizing the structure. Of an estimated budget … Continue reading

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The Villages of Scarborough

By Becky Delaware North Scarborough Continuing our series about the villages of Scarborough. . . The Village of North Scarborough is often more closely associated with Gorham or Westbrook. For a long time, residents in this area had a Gorham … Continue reading

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From the Ephemera

By Linda Snow McLoon Pine Point School District #8 When the Boston & Maine Railroad added its new route from North Berwick to Portland in 1872, its plan was for the tracks to cross the Pine Point marshes and the … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Celebration Resumes

In March of 2020 the Scarborough Historical Society, in partnership with the Scarborough Public Library, began to bring a series of programs to the community in observance of Maine’s 200th anniversary of statehood. The series was made possible through the … Continue reading

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