Author Archives: Don Taylor

Next SHS Meeting — “Maine’s Early Tourism”

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting, 2:00 p.m., April 7th, 2019 at the Scarborough Public Library. Following a short Historical Society meeting on April 7th, Linda Snow McLoon will present a program on tourism in Maine. For as long as we can … Continue reading

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February 2019 – SHS Website Activities

Main Room Maps Computers Bill Tolman Database (Read Only) Surname Files Videos Added: Bookcase (Back) They Answered the Call – List of Scarborough Volunteers in the Civil War. Scarborough Annual Report – 1886Scarborough Annual Report – 1887Scarborough Annual Report – 1888Scarborough Annual … Continue reading

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January 2019 – SHS Website Activities

Main Room Maps Surname Files Videos Added Scarborough’s Black Point; a Century of Conflict by Michael Davis to the Video Library. Also posted his presentation images to Presentation Images – Century of Conflict. Back Room (Kitchen) Photos I created Image Galleries for … Continue reading

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Valentine Display at Museum

Harkening back to simpler times, Curator Becky Delaware has put together an exhibit remembering Valentine Days gone by. Visit the Scarborough Historical Museum now through February 9th and see the curated displays. The Museum is open Tuesdays from 9AM until Noon … Continue reading

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Annual Reports – Town of Scarborough

Annual Reports Annual Reports of the Town of Scarborough.  Some of the reports are from the personal collection of Rodney Laughton, others are from the files at the Museum. Individual reports will indicate their source in the Identifier as presented … Continue reading

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December 2018 – SHS Website Activities

Main Room Maps 1741-1844 Black Point (and Prouts Neck) map uploaded to Digital Maine. Surname Files Corporal Lucian Thomas Libby added to Libby Surname File. Videos Videos page updated and Maine Barns by Don Perkins was posted to YouTube Playlist, Back Room (Kitchen) Photos … Continue reading

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Images of The Moulton House

The Moulton House was an inn, restaurant, and cocktail lounge at Dunstan Corner. Over the years, the Inn had several names and forms. The Scarborough Historical Society has 11 images of the Moulton House, which are available for download as … Continue reading

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Margaret Small Scrapbook – A2018-35-1

This scrapbook, accession number 2018-35-1, is a collection of newspaper clippings. The vast majority of the clippings are unlabeled and unidentified as to the newspaper or the date. However, some of the clippings have handwritten dates on them identifying them … Continue reading

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Corporal Lucian Thomas Libby

I recently received a question regarding the life of Corporal Lucian Thomas Libby of Scarborough. Lucian died of wounds during World War I. His questions were, do we know which battle he died in and if there are relatives in … Continue reading

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November 2018 SHS Website Activity

Main Room Surname Files Videos Recorded the November 2018 presentation of the Scarborough Historical Society’s monthly meeting, “I Feel Your Pain: 19th Century Patent Medicine” by Roberta Ransley-Matteau and posted it to YouTube with a link from the Video page. The … Continue reading

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