Author Archives: Don Taylor

The Villages of Scarborough

During 2011, the Scarborough Leader ran a series of articles about the various “Villages of Scarborough” which began with “Town is Rich in Village History” and was followed by 10 articles regarding various “villages” in Scarborough. These articles included the … Continue reading

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Added and Updated Last Week – April 28th thru May 4th, 2020

Added and Updated Record Collections at the Scarborough Historical Society – Week of 28 April to 24 May 2020. File Folders Clippings – Location TBD Town Council 1968 to 1973 – 2020.10.02b – Scanned 4/28/2020. OCRed Education  Menu Change: The … Continue reading

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New Last Week – April 21st thru April 27th, 2020

Education Class of 1913 Four Corners – Volume II, March 1913 – No. 1 – Scarboro High School “Yearbook.” Includes Literary, Editorials, Slams, Athletics, Alumni, and local advertising. Archive.Org & Digital Maine.  Four Corners – [June] 1913 – Graduation Number … Continue reading

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New Last Week – April 14th thru April 20th, 2020

Blog Posts Encapsulated Scrapbook – 1884-1979 This is a collection of 42 newspaper articles that were encapsulated into a collection probably during the 1970s at the Society. It consists of articles as early as 1884 and as recent as 1979 … Continue reading

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Encapsulated Scrapbook – 1884-1979

This is a collection of 42 newspaper articles that were encapsulated into a collection probably during the 1970s at the Society. It consists of articles as early as 1884 and as recent as 1979 with the majority of articles from … Continue reading

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New Last Week – April 7th thru April 13th, 2020

Businesses Restaurants  Dunstan Corner (West Scarborough) Bob White’s Carriage House – Menu Moulton House – Menu Snowberry Lobster House – Menu Snug Harbor –  Flickr Photos – Menu  Valle’s Steak House (Dunstan) – Menu 1941 – Menu 1957 –  Menu 1961 … Continue reading

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A House for Elizabeth Moody?

Transcription by Don Taylor – 13 April 2020 Warrant Joshua Libby May 1825 Recorded —————— To Joshua Libby One of Constable of town of Scarborough Greeting You are hereby required in the name of the State of main[sic] to summon … Continue reading

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New Last Week – April 1st thru April 6th, 2020

Businesses Hotels, Motels, & Inns Higgins Beach Higgins Inn – 3 Pamphlets – c. The 1920s – c. 1903’s – (abt. 1954-59). Prout’s Neck The Checkley – 1906 Pamphlet  I added a new restaurant section to the Businesses section. Restaurants  Dunstan Corner (West Scarborough) Dunscroft … Continue reading

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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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