Category Archives: People

Biographies of the People of Scarborough.

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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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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