Category Archives: Black Point

Kaler-Vaill, Addie – Devoted to Community

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Addie Kaler-Vaill Addie Kaler-Vaill was born in 1878 to a well-known Scarborough family. She devoted her life to family and the community. Addie was involved with the public library, and she also … Continue reading

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Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks – Part 1 of 2

Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Don Googins Scarborough has always been a place where going to sea and fishing are a part of life. At one time ships, boats, and smaller watercraft were … Continue reading

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Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society and Charlene Fenlason The first “roads” were not really roads but Indian footpaths through the woods. Generally, the trails followed firm ground rather than a direct course, avoiding swamps and hills … Continue reading

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Transportation Through the Years – Part 1 of 4

Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Joseph W. Snow See a Red Sox game in Boston—easy, hop in your car, drive to Boston via high-speed roads, see the game, and return home the same … Continue reading

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Historical Overview – Part 2

(Page 2 of 4) Text by Mary B. Pickard Conflict/Abandonment/Resettlement (1675-1702) The first Indian attack occurred September 1675 in the upper part of Blue Point at the home of Robert Nichols and his wife. The Nichols were murdered and their … Continue reading

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Historical Overview – Part 1

Scarborough: They Called it Owascoag Part 1 of 4  – Print Version Here (Pages 1-4) Text by Mary B. Pickard Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton, the Scarborough Marsh Nature Center and Broadturn Farm Unlike many neighboring towns, Scarborough … Continue reading

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