Monthly Archives: November 2022

Susan Sawyer Todd (1859-1891)

The museum recently received a wonderful photo of Susan Sawyer Todd. According to the information with the photo: Susan Sawyer Todd Nana Dorothy Shaw’s Mother 1859-1891 (32 yrs old) Birth mother to Dorothy Miller Shaw Other Information about Susan Sawyer … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Renovation Update – Nov 20, 2022

The Beech Ridge School renovation continues. As of November 20, the first coat of paint has been applied to the replacement wood clapboards on all four sides of the building. The front entrance and steps are now in the process … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Suggestion

Need dinner ideas? Looking for something to bring to a holiday potluck? Want to explore the history of Scarborough?  Scarborough Fare is a collection of recipes contributed by members and friends of the Scarborough Historical Society, history scattered throughout. $18.00. … Continue reading

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From the Ephemera: The Clams of Scarborough

By Linda McLoon with assistance from Rodney Laughton The Clams of Scarborough “You may sing of your Providence oysters, Or boast of your roasted spring lamb, But there’s no dish or compound that ever was cooked, That comes up to … Continue reading

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Fredrick Augustus Miller (1854-1927)

The museum recently received a wonderful photo of Fredrick Miller. According to the information on the back of the photo Fredrick:                     Fredrick Miller   Born 1855 – Died 1927.   … Continue reading

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Cleaning Gravestones and Monuments

By Don Taylor Cleaning an ancestor’s marker, the marker of a veteran, or even the marker of a person you don’t know but see their monument is looking bad, can be a great source of accomplishment and pride. It is … Continue reading

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Updates October 2022

In October 2022, the following items were added to the website: Organizations 12th Maine Regiment (Civil War) Twenty-seventh Reunion of the 12th  Maine Regiment – Dunstan, 10 September 1908. I added a photo of the West Scarborough Methodist Church (circa 1928). … Continue reading

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