Category Archives: Dunstan

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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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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Dunstan School (Built 1944)

This was the last Dunstan area school built, it was dedicated in 1944. This brick building replaced the smaller wooden one built in 1923. The school was built during the early years of World War II and was closed in … Continue reading

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Dunstan School (Built 1923)

This school was built by Earl Leary about 1923. It had two classrooms and a stage where the kindergarten students met. It served the Dunstan area until the 1940s when a larger building was needed. It was torn down in … Continue reading

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A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time – Part 2

Part 2 of 4 The school system in Scarborough has seen many changes over the past 352 years. To demonstrate to you how far we have come in education, Scarborough Middle School students invite you to travel back in time … Continue reading

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A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time – Part 1

Part 1 of 4 The school system in Scarborough has seen many changes over the past 352 years. In order to demonstrate to you how far we have come in education, Scarborough Middle School students invite you to travel back … Continue reading

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They Answered the Call – Part 2

Part 2 of 2 by Mary Pickard Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Maine Historical Society, and Maine State Archives Letters to and from soldiers revealed concerns about the future. In a letter to her friend Gardner Waterhouse with the 7th … Continue reading

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Southgate, Dr. Robert

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Dr. Robert Southgate – Doctor, Lawyer, Judge Robert Southgate: doctor, lawyer, judge, gentleman farmer, and businessman. According to family tradition, in 1771 Dr. Robert Southgate rode into Dunstan on horseback with all … 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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