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70.14.17 D – N. Tilton Letter dated 29 Sep 1851

70.14.17 D – Letter – N. Tilton to his children four days before his death. [Continuing with the “Tilton Papers,” letters, family notes and other materials regarding the Tilton family of Scarborough. The material was originally received in 1970. Many … Continue reading

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The Small Tomb – 89.9.740

[The following document primarily relates to a tomb located in Limington; however, is a part of the Small Surname files at the Scarborough Historical Society and  is included here as part of the collection. It has been corrected as far … Continue reading

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Museum has Resumed Normal Hours and Operations

The Scarborough Historical Society Museum has resumed normal hours and operations. Reservations are no longer required. Out of an abundance of caution, visitors are required to wear masks while visiting to protect other visitors and volunteers. Please see Maine’s Museum COVID19 … Continue reading

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Added December 8th through 14th

Research Annual Reports Added the 1951 Scarborough Annual Report to Digital Maine and to the Internet Archive.

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Added December 1st through 7th

Research Annual Reports  Added the 1950 Scarborough Annual Report to Digital Maine and to the Internet Archive.

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Holiday Cheer at the Museum

Thank you to the Scarborough Garden Club, especially Jeanette Guglielmetti, for the beautiful holiday wreaths to decorate the museum’s doors this year. Also, thank you to Joyce Alden for the boughs and berries used to decorate the window boxes.

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Added November 17th through 23rd

Research Annual Reports Added the Scarborough Annual Report – for 1949

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Added November 3rd through 9th

Research Finding AidsTown Reports Added a copy of the 1853-1854 Scarborough Town Report to the  SHS Website. Bill Tolman Memorial Database I created a new Bill Tolman Memorial Database Webpage and moved the content from the research page to it. … Continue reading

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Added October 27th to November 2nd

Research Books At the Museum Added: Town Register – Scarborough – 1905 – Includes early Scarborough history, businesses, “military matters” (French & Indian, Revolutionary, & Civil wars), schools, churches, landmarks, and the 1905 Town Census. The town census is particularly … Continue reading

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Added October 13th through 19th

Annual Reports I added the Scarborough Annual Report for 1872 to Archive.Org. I scanned and OCRed a copy of the Scarborough Annual Report for 1873 and posted it to the Scarborough Historical Society website. I added the Scarborough Annual Report … Continue reading

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