Author Archives: Don Taylor

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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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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