Category Archives: People

Biographies of the People of Scarborough.

Remembering Dorothy Shaw Libbey

By Linda Snow McLoon Over the years a number of individuals have made major contributions toward preserving Scarborough’s history, but no one has done more toward saving our past for future generations than Dorothy Shaw Libbey. Long before she and … Continue reading

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Updates: March 2022

Education  Grammar School – Added Beech Ridge School – Students     Oak Hill School       Oak Hill School – Second Grade – Sep 1941     asdfasdf asdfasdf   SHS Class of 1951 – UPDATED with Class … Continue reading

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Oak Hill School – Second Grade – Sep 1941

Transcribed Text of “Oak Hill School, Sep 1941 – 2nd Grade – (back).jpeg” Back Row    —  Gwendolyn Mucci Lela May Manter Joan McKeen Marion Harmon Betty White Virginia McLaughlin Calista Pooler Caroline Olsen Georgianna Martin Second Row      … Continue reading

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SAVING SCARBOROUGH’S LAST DISTRICT SCHOOL

By Linda Snow McLoon Before there were big yellow school busses, school children in Scarborough for the most part walked to school. To keep the distances from their homes doable, back in the 1800s Scarborough had over a dozen one-room … Continue reading

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More High School Yearbooks Added

Thanks to Oklahoma Corrections Industries and their High School Yearbook project, we were able to digitize, OCR, and post five more Scarborough High School Yearbooks.  The Four Corners – 1956 – The Scarborough High School Yearbook. The Four Corners – … Continue reading

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1957, 1965, & 1967 Scarborough High School Yearbooks

Our thanks to the Oklahoma Correctional Insustries for their wonderful job of digitizing several of our yearbook. Newly digitized by DCI are the below Scarborough High School Yearbooks. I’ve uploaded them to our website (Education Page), the Internet Archive (Archive.Org) … Continue reading

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General Lafayette’s Visit to Scarborough

by Linda Snow McLoon The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French aristocrat and military officer who came to the aid of the American colonies during the Revolutionary War. He developed a friendship with George Washington, who put him in … Continue reading

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Event – Joss & Moulton Dispute – 24 Jul 1830

Whereas a dispute has arisen between Nathaniel Joss of Scarborough and Ruben  S Moulton of Scarborough about their respective rights in and obligations to maintain a partition fence in the line between their several lands from the high way running … Continue reading

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Organizations – Methodist Society 1817-1819

TOWN OF SCARBOROUGH COLLECTION CHURCHES: METHODIST SOCIETY – 1817-1819 Paper certifying that Philemon Rand a member of the Methodists of Scarborough signed by Joshua Fabyan. 17 March 1817 – Front – Back. Same as above except certifying Simon Libby. 7 … Continue reading

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The Wreck of the Sagamore

By Linda McLoon* It was snowing on Saturday evening, January 24, 1934, when the steel freighter, Sagamore, left Portland Harbor, bound for Boston with a hold filled mainly with large bolts of woolen material and oilcloth. The storm had intensified … Continue reading

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