Category Archives: Places in Scarborough

Once Upon a Time (In Scarborough)

From the Bruce Thurlow Collection Scrapbook clippings from newspapers regarding “Once Upon a Time” [in Scarborough]. The articles include newspaper images and short write-up regarding various Scarborough objects, businesses, and places. Download from the Maine State Library.

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The Reanimation of John Hasty – Scarborough 1798

[Ed note: I was recently at a Genealogy meeting and a friend, Nancy Wilson Latham, mentioned that she had come across an article on Genealogy Bank about a Scarborough resident who almost died from drowning in 1798, but was “reanimated” … Continue reading

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From the Ephemera …. 

Homer Studio Ephemera By Linda Snow McLoon With much-appreciated input from Phil von Stade & Ann Googins Ephemera refers to written or printed material that is typically expected to have only short-term usefulness and, therefore, not usually saved. I have … Continue reading

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September 2018 Website Activity

Main Room Surname Files – I added an Alger Family Page, Scanned and OCRed 5 files, Linked 3 Known Internet Resources. I added a Walker Surname Page. Added a letter from Maynard E. Walker to Miss Libby dated 7 Mar 1959 – … Continue reading

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Surname – Alger

Alger Family of Dunstan, Scarborough Town, Cumberland County, Maine.   Surname File – Alger Item Accession# Comments Descendancy Chart: Descendants of Arthur Alger 03.59.2 (8 Jun 2005) Family History: Alger Angle, The – 1618-1754 06.74.1 Family History: Alger Family 95.40.19B … Continue reading

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July 2018 Website Activity

Photographs I published the following photographs from Photo Box 1, “Miscellaneous Businesses” to Digital Maine at the Maine State Library: Maine Egg Producers Candling Room at Maine Egg Producers I published the following photographs from Photo Box 1, “Miscellaneous Businesses” to this … Continue reading

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Hotels of Scarborough

NOTE: Changes of Date, Time, and Location! This month’s Scarborough Historical Society meeting and presentation will be at 2:00 pm, January 7th, 2018, at the Scarborough Public Library. “The Hotels of Scarborough Beach and Prouts Neck” will be presented by … Continue reading

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The Wayland & The Saint Louis Home for Boys

Dunstan, Scarborough Town, Cumberland County By Don Taylor All of us who drive through the Dunstan area in Scarborough have seen it. The big, yellow, monster of a building at the corner of US Route One and Broadturn Road. Looking … Continue reading

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“A DOLEFUL SLAUGHTER NEAR BLACK POINT”

The Battle at Moore’s Brook, Scarborough, Maine, June 29, 1677 by Sumner Hunnewell Originally published in two parts in the May 2003 and August 2003 issues of The Maine Genealogist and is published here with permission of the publisher and the author. … Continue reading

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Pleasant Hill Memories & Pleasant Hill Hose Company History

Scarborough, Maine 1920s to 1950s By A. Elwood Willey Walpole, Mass. For Scarborough Historical Society and public use with customary credit to the author Pleasant Hill is a place located in the Eastern part of Scarborough bordering the South Portland … Continue reading

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