Category Archives: Oak Hill

An update to “Shipbuilding in Scarborough”

By Don Taylor, Historian I wrote a short article about Shipbuilding in Scarborough for the July/August 2022 issue of Owascoag Notes. In it, I included a photo of the barque Oak Hill. I also posted the article to the Historical … Continue reading

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Updates October 2022

In October 2022, the following items were added to the website: Organizations 12th Maine Regiment (Civil War) Twenty-seventh Reunion of the 12th  Maine Regiment – Dunstan, 10 September 1908. I added a photo of the West Scarborough Methodist Church (circa 1928). … Continue reading

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The Villages of Scarborough

By Becky Delaware Oak Hill, Part IV In the early 1900s, all the land from the corner of Black Point Road and Route One (current location of Amato’s) to the Bessey School apartments and extending back to the Old Eastern … Continue reading

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Oak Hill School – Second Grade – Sep 1941

Transcribed Text of “Oak Hill School, Sep 1941 – 2nd Grade – (back).jpeg” Back Row    —  Gwendolyn Mucci Lela May Manter Joan McKeen Marion Harmon Betty White Virginia McLaughlin Calista Pooler Caroline Olsen Georgianna Martin Second Row      … Continue reading

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The Villages of Scarborough – Oak Hill

By Becky Delaware Continuing our series about the villages of Scarborough. . .The Oak Hill area has undergone many changes over the years. Readers are invited to contribute information the writer may have overlooked. Many think of Oak Hill as … Continue reading

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The Smalls in Scarborough – by Augustus K. Small

I was recently asked to do some research of the Small family in Scarborough, in particular James Frances Small (1835-___). I, of course, went to the Surnames files and looked for the Small file. The first thing I found was … Continue reading

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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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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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Oak Hill School (Original)

This original Oak Hill School was also called The Longfellow School by many older residents. This picture was taken the last day of school, June 23, 1905. It is now part of the Nickerson House located on Route 1 across … Continue reading

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