Author Archives: Don Taylor

Added to the Website in November 2019

Articles: A piece of democracy – Rodney Laughton with a Scarborough Ballot Box from the 1930s or 40s. Maine Room Bookcase 1 – Back – Top  Posted the Scarborough Annual Report – 1906 to Archive.Org and Digital Maine. Posted the … Continue reading

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Scarborough Historical Society Meeting – December 2019

Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 2 to 3 PM. After a short business meeting Phil von Stade will speak about “Black Point & Prout’s Neck – Some History, Highlights, and Reflections.”

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Scarborough High School Classes 1928-1931

Do you know any of these students? The students in this photo are numbered. If you know the identity of any of these students, please let the historical society know so we can add their name to the list of … Continue reading

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Added Oct 19 to Oct 31, 2019

Happy Halloween! Surname Files Hight  New Verticle File Folder: Locales – Scarborough Beach The Carolyn Philbrick Collection Twenty-three photos of people of interest to Scarborough were added to the People Gallery including the following: Martha Ann Aldrich Ruth Bragdon Louville … Continue reading

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Hight Surname

Other Research: Genealogical information for Amos and George Hight edge tool makers. See PDF. George Hight Edge Tool Maker (4 Page paper with images ) Archive.ORG Book: History of Gorham, Me. by McLellan, Hugh D. (Hugh Davis), 1805-1878; Lewis, Katherine B., ed … Continue reading

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Locales – Scarborough Beach

Articles: Scarborough Beach Newspaper Articles in the Scarborough Beach Locale Folder. Beach Property Beach Property Offered To Town  For $150,000 History Notes Safety Plays Major Role — 1984 Scarborough Beach Newspaper Articles. Includes: Scarborough Council Votes To Buy Prout’s Neck … Continue reading

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Southgate House

New “Homes” Photo Gallery There is a new “Houses” gallery which includes three photos of the Southgate house. An early photograph of the Southgate House in Dunstan (before telephone or electric service). There are two other photos of the Southgate … Continue reading

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New “Students Photo Gallery” Started

I added a new photo gallery of student group photos. Added the following Photographs Scarborough HS Basketball Team 1939-1940 Freshman “Arrows” Sitting: R. Grant, E. Jenkins, J. Scamman, G. Knight, D. Richardson, M. Libby, D. Sewell, D. Bradford. Standing: A. … Continue reading

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Surname – Shaw

Surname File – Shaw Articles: Shaw newspaper articles in the Shaw Surname File.    Dora Shaw was there    Roses and cane (Dorothy M. Shaw)    Scarborough’s Oldest Citizen (Dorothy M. Shaw)    He Misses Cracker Barrel (Velorus T. Shaw) … Continue reading

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The King Trunk – 6 October 2019

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting, 2:00 p.m., October 6, 2019, at the Scarborough Public Library. Update:  Video of presentation now available on YouTube! The King Trunk by Becky Delaware Following a short Historical Society meeting on October 6th, Becky Delaware will … Continue reading

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