Category Archives: Blue Point

“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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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 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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