Author Archives: Don Taylor

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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eMail Crash – Update

UPDATE Due to continued problems with our @maine.rr.com email, we have shifted to GMail as our primary email address.  Please use ScarboroughHist@gmail.com for all correspondence to the Scarborough Historical Society and Museum. Thank you We have had problems with our … Continue reading

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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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