Author Archives: Don Taylor

Thank You Flaherty Farms & Greenhouses!

Flowers for our window boxes and watering trough this year were generously donated by Flaherty Farms & Greenhouses. When you stop by Flaherty’s, please remember to mention them. Photos by Don Taylor

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Website Updates – June 2019

New items added to the website during June 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Report – 1897 (Includes Vital Records) Scarborough Annual Report – 1898 (Includes Vital Records) Digital Maine – Archives.Org. Videos I posted the March 2017 video of … Continue reading

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Website Updates – May 2019

New items added to the website during May 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Report – 1895 (Includes Vital Records) Scarborough Annual Report – 1896 (Includes Vital Records) Maps 1871 – Atlas of Cumberland Co, Maine  Post about availability … Continue reading

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Four “Old Timers” talk about Coal Kiln Corner

On April 18, 2019, four “old timers,” Roger Delaware, Bert Cox, Clay Skillings and Wayne Chick talked about the neighborhood and people who lived in the Coal Kiln Corner area of Scarborough, Maine during the 1960s. Roger both lived in … Continue reading

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Downeast Ancestry

Downeast Ancestry Issues are Available at Family Search Downeast Ancestry was a wonderful publication published six times a year between 1977 and 1992 that focused on Maine Genealogy. You will find articles, such as “Jonathan Berry Sr. and Jr. of … Continue reading

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Scrapbook ca. 1935

This scrapbook is from the estate of Margaret Small; it is attributed to Lena Peterson Walker, wife of Charles Walker. That attribution has not been proven. The scrapbook includes materials as early as 1913 and as late as 1935. The … Continue reading

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Atlas of Cumberland Co. Maine

Atlas of Cumberland Co. Maine From actual surveys by and under the Direction of F. W. Beers Assisted by Geo. P. Sanford and others. Published by P. W. Beers & Co. 93 & 95 Maiden Lane New York 1871 Main … Continue reading

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Clipping by RICHARD HALLET  [Accession # 89.9.1441]

Surname File – Ring Query 556 Evidently, no one knows anything about the Ring family of Scarborough. There were apparently several different families. Those of Yarmouth are another branch not related to the Scarborough family. It is most confusing because … Continue reading

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April 2019 – SHS Website Activities

New items added to the website during April 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Reports   Videos “Maine’s Early Tourism” – by Linda McLoon – YouTube Rear Room Photo Box 2 Added: Fire Department Added: Town Hall Posted to … Continue reading

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March 2019 – SHS Website Activities

New items added to the website during March 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Reports 1891 Scarborough Annual Report – 1891 Scarborough Annual Report – 1892 Scarborough Annual Report – 1893   Videos https://youtu.be/2JFavV19_1g Internet Ann Googins Collection Historical … Continue reading

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