Category Archives: Buildings

Southgate House

New “Homes” Photo Gallery There is a new “Houses” gallery which includes three photos of the Southgate house. An early photograph of the Southgate House in Dunstan (before telephone or electric service). There are two other photos of the Southgate … Continue reading

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Fire – Jocelyn Hotel – 27 July 1909

PORTLAND EVENING EXPRESS        Tuesday, July 27, 1909                               Price Two Cents Transcription by Linda McLoon $100,000 FIRE PROUTS NECK       Joscelyn Hotel is in Ashes All Guests Escape in Safety with Their Personal Effects Googins Home and Plant Destroyed The … Continue reading

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The Danish Village

The Danish Village (Den Danske Landsby) was one of the first motels in the United States. Located on US Route 1 in Scarborough,  this unique motel was a replica of a little medieval Danish Town.  Each unit consisted of one … Continue reading

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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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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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Scarborough High School – Class of 1949

Scarborough High School – Class of 1949 Front Row – Peggy Deering – Lorna Hersey – Mary White – Eunice Lilly – Richard Marr – Delbert Pike – Angie Marshall – Gladys David – Betty Frost 2nd Row – Dot … Continue reading

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Black Point School – Class Photo 1879

Black Point School – Class Photo 1879  Front Row left to right: Leon Harmon, Dorothy Libby, Anna Lee, Jennie Harmon, Laura Prichard, Teacher Theresa Libby,  Lucy Lee,  Arlene Harmon, Nellie Harmon, Della Carter, Raymond Brown. Second Row:  Ora Bucky, Dollie Carter,  Isa Googins,  Florence … Continue reading

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Oak Hill School (Original)

This original Oak Hill School was also called The Longfellow School by many older residents. This picture was taken the last day of school, June 23, 1905. It is now part of the Nickerson House located on Route 1 across … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School

This school building is still located just west of the intersection of Holmes Road and Beech Ridge Road. It was discontinued in 1947. At that time it was sold to the Beech Ridge Association for $1.00.

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Libby School, Scarborough, ca. 1959

This school was built in 1876 and discontinued in 1959. It had been named for the resident families living in that area. It was a one room school. However, one year the participation of 59 students caused a need to … Continue reading

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