Author Archives: Don Taylor

Updates – March 2020

Education Dunstan (Grammar) School Posted a photo of Students boarding a school bus at Dunstan School for a field trip – Year Unknown. Scarborough High School Class of 1894 Added an image of the SHS Class of 1894 – D. … Continue reading

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SUSPENDED: Celebrating Maine’s Bicentennial – Part 2

The Scarborough Public Library, in line with recommendations from the Federal and Maine Centers for Disease Control to practice social distancing, has suspended scheduled programs and events until further notice.  See the Scarborough Public Library website for more information. The … Continue reading

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Updates – February 2020

Maps 1916 – USGS Map of the “Portland Quadrangle” This map is the 1943 reprint and includes from 70° 15′ to 70° 30′W and 43° 30′ to 43° 30′N. The map includes all of Portland and Scarboro and much of … Continue reading

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VHS Tapes Converted to DVDs

Friday Forum – Scarborough Historical Society DVDs  Scarborough Historical Society DVDs. “Parts 1 and 2” refer to how many DVD Discs were converted from VHS to DVD by the Community Services Staff. These DVDs are in a 3-ring binder above … Continue reading

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Celebrating Maine’s Bicentennial – Part 1

The Scarborough Public Library and Scarborough Historical Society join to bring a series of programs to our community in celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial of Statehood. The following program is free to attend and is made possible through the financial partnership … Continue reading

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Added January 2020

Reference Photos Locales – Created a new album on Flickr for Locales and added four photos regarding Hubbard’s Rocks Hubbards Rocks – Barn at Hubbards Rocks Farm – 63.31.9 Hubbards Rocks – Farms look east toward “new house” of James Jordan … Continue reading

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Owascoag Newsletter

The January-February 2020 Issue of Owascoag was released. If you haven’t already received your copy of the newsletter please subscribe using the below form. Subscribe to Scarborough Historical Society eMails * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last … Continue reading

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February Presentation: African Americans in Maine Prior to 1800

February 2, 2020 – 2:00 p.m.  Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham RD, Scarborough, ME O4074 After a short business meeting, Vana Carmona will present “African Americans in Maine Before 1800” to the historical society. About the Presentation The Eastern Cemetery is … Continue reading

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January Meeting Cancelled

Out of respect for the Pearson family, we are canceling the January meeting of Scarborough Historical Society.

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Added in December 2019

Main Room Bookcase 1 – Back – Top  Scarborough Annual Reports – Scanned, OCRed, and posted the Scarboro Annual Report for 1908 to Digital Maine and to Archive.org.  I also uploaded the 1891 Annual Report to Archive.Org. Videos Prouts Neck … Continue reading

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