Author Archives: Don Taylor

Photos – Organizations – WW2 Ground Observers & Posts

Photo Box 2 Folder: Organizations – WW2 Ground Observers & Posts Photos are below this table.  Hover the individual photo to see its title.  Title (Comment) Accession # WWII Observers – Val Krijanovsky in center 90.45.1k WWII Observers – Mildred … Continue reading

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Website Updates – July 2019

New items added to the website during July 2019. By Don Taylor Main Room Bookcase 1 – Back – Annual Reports I posted the Scarboro Annual Report for 1896 to Archive.org and updated the Annual Reports Page. I posted the … Continue reading

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Government – Town Hall

Images of the various Scarborough Town Halls including: The Original (Oldest) Town Hall The Previous (Old) Town Hall — Located at Oak Hill, Built about 1883 – It housed the high school for several years. New Town Hall

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Government – Fire Department Images

Accession # Description 89.9.1860 Pleasant Hill Hose | C. Libbey 2017.56.02 Pine Point Volunteer Fire Co., Pine Point, ME, August 1938 2017.51.05 Rescue Unit | Doctor Philip Haigis, Frank Slipp, Clayton Urquhart, Percey Gower, Leon Lary, Ross Sherwood | 1952 … Continue reading

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Thank You Flaherty Farms & Greenhouses!

Flowers for our window boxes and watering trough this year were generously donated by Flaherty Farms & Greenhouses. When you stop by Flaherty’s, please remember to mention them. Photos by Don Taylor

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Website Updates – June 2019

New items added to the website during June 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Report – 1897 (Includes Vital Records) Scarborough Annual Report – 1898 (Includes Vital Records) Digital Maine – Archives.Org. Videos I posted the March 2017 video of … Continue reading

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Website Updates – May 2019

New items added to the website during May 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Report – 1895 (Includes Vital Records) Scarborough Annual Report – 1896 (Includes Vital Records) Maps 1871 – Atlas of Cumberland Co, Maine  Post about availability … Continue reading

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Four “Old Timers” talk about Coal Kiln Corner

On April 18, 2019, four “old timers,” Roger Delaware, Bert Cox, Clay Skillings and Wayne Chick talked about the neighborhood and people who lived in the Coal Kiln Corner area of Scarborough, Maine during the 1960s. Roger both lived in … Continue reading

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Downeast Ancestry

Downeast Ancestry Issues are Available at Family Search Downeast Ancestry was a wonderful publication published six times a year between 1977 and 1992 that focused on Maine Genealogy. You will find articles, such as “Jonathan Berry Sr. and Jr. of … Continue reading

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Scrapbook ca. 1935

This scrapbook is from the estate of Margaret Small; it is attributed to Lena Peterson Walker, wife of Charles Walker. That attribution has not been proven. The scrapbook includes materials as early as 1913 and as late as 1935. The … Continue reading

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