Category Archives: Blue Point

The Villages of Scarborough

During 2011, the Scarborough Leader ran a series of articles about the various “Villages of Scarborough” which began with “Town is Rich in Village History” and was followed by 10 articles regarding various “villages” in Scarborough. These articles included the … Continue reading

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Encapsulated Scrapbook – 1884-1979

This is a collection of 42 newspaper articles that were encapsulated into a collection probably during the 1970s at the Society. It consists of articles as early as 1884 and as recent as 1979 with the majority of articles from … Continue reading

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Atlas of Cumberland Co. Maine

Atlas of Cumberland Co. Maine From actual surveys by and under the Direction of F. W. Beers Assisted by Geo. P. Sanford and others. Published by P. W. Beers & Co. 93 & 95 Maiden Lane New York 1871 Main … Continue reading

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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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“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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Second Blue Point School

Although a one room school, the second Blue Point Schoolhouse contained two stories, was dedicated in 1926 and was in operation until 1946. At that time, it was described as thoroughly modern having electric lights. It was discontinued in 1964. … Continue reading

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Clamming and Lobstering – Part 1

Catch of the Day – Part 1 By Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don Googins Scarborough’s coastline, with its marsh, freshwater streams, saltwater rivers, beaches and rocky ledges, has been a site for … Continue reading

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Uphannum – “Indian Jane”

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Indian Jane – Jane Hannup Uphannum was the daughter of Wackwarreska, Sagamore of Owascoag, and his wife Nagasqua. To early settlers she was familiarly known as Indian Jane, Jane the Indian or … Continue reading

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Litchfield, Lewis L. – Station Agent & Hobbyist

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Lewis Litchfield Lewis Litchfield, station agent for the Boston & Maine Railroad in the early 1900s, was born in 1871. He was a station agent first at Pine Point and later at … Continue reading

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