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BEECH RIDGE SCHOOL RESTORATION UPDATE

BY MARK MATTEAU Work on Beech Ridge School is progressing. Pressure-treated sill plates have been installed for the brick masonry foundation façade, which has been completed. The masonry façade is in keeping with the original brick foundation in appearance and … Continue reading

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARDED GRANT

BY KARLENE OSBORNE Scarborough Historical Society has been awarded a grant of $5,000 by the Directors of the Maine Community Foundation to be used toward the restoration of Beech Ridge School. The Society needs to raise $5,000 in order to … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Update (June 2020)

By Mark Matteau As you can see in these photos, progress is being made on the schoolhouse. Construction to reinforce the main hall and floor systems along with sill work is underway. Future work includes framing out the rear addition … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Update

By Rodney Laughton With the schoolhouse on its new foundation, plans were to begin structural restoration this spring. The viral pandemic has set those plans back a bit. However, in February, Robbie Alden of Alden Joinery was able to spend … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge Schoolhouse Update – June and July 2019

Time to give everyone an update on our schoolhouse project. First, the well has been checked, free of charge, by the Stanley Hillock Well Co.  They replaced the cap, cleaned and deepened the well from 68 feet to about 200 … Continue reading

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Scarborough Bicentennial Quilt

 

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Thank You, Hillock Well Drilling!

Many thanks to the Stanley E. Hillock Co. of Mitchell Hill Road, who graciously donated their expertise and services to the Beech Ridge Schoolhouse project and determined the condition of the well. On June 6, 2019, Joe Gallant and his … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School

STOP! Save The Old Place! What old place? The Beech Ridge schoolhouse. The Scarborough Historical Society is committed to preserving and sharing the town’s history and artifacts and its unique role in history. The recent acquisition of the Beech Ridge … Continue reading

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