Category Archives: People

Biographies of the People of Scarborough.

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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Redskin Beat: An Interview with Joe Cronin

By Dan Warren You played baseball at Scarborough High School, class of 2012; four years at Boston College, class of 2016; then was drafted by the Minnesota Twins. Your fifth season has been cut short by coronavirus. Dream come true? … Continue reading

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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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New “Students Photo Gallery” Started

I added a new photo gallery of student group photos. Added the following Photographs Scarborough HS Basketball Team 1939-1940 Freshman “Arrows” Sitting: R. Grant, E. Jenkins, J. Scamman, G. Knight, D. Richardson, M. Libby, D. Sewell, D. Bradford. Standing: A. … Continue reading

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Surname – Shaw

Surname File – Shaw Articles: Shaw newspaper articles in the Shaw Surname File.    Dora Shaw was there    Roses and cane (Dorothy M. Shaw)    Scarborough’s Oldest Citizen (Dorothy M. Shaw)    He Misses Cracker Barrel (Velorus T. Shaw) … Continue reading

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Photos – Organizations – First Aid Class

Photo Box 2 Folder: Organizations – First Aid Classes Photos are below this table.  Hover the individual photo to see its title.  Title – Comment Accession # First Aid Class – ca. 1910 Taken at New Wayland – Dunstan GrangersFront … 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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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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Corporal Lucian Thomas Libby

I recently received a question regarding the life of Corporal Lucian Thomas Libby of Scarborough. Lucian died of wounds during World War I. His questions were, do we know which battle he died in and if there are relatives in … Continue reading

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