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Maine In the Great War

The May Scarborough Historical Society monthly meeting will be May 6th, 2:00 pm, at the Scarborough Public Library. After a short business meeting, guest speaker Jason C. Libby will talk about Maine’s involvement in World War I. More than 35,000 … Continue reading

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George Merrill

George Merrill, Scarborough, ca. 1863 Contributed by Scarborough Historical Society & Museum George Merrill was born in Saco in 1844. In 1862, when he enlisted to fight in the Civil War, he was five-foot-ten-inches tall, with hazel eyes and light … Continue reading

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Historical Overview – Part 3

Page 3 of 4 Text by Mary B. Pickard The Twentieth Century By 1902 Scarborough had electricity, and electric cars (trolleys) replaced horsecars. There was great excitement that July when the rails of the Biddeford and Saco Railroad Company were … Continue reading

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