Links

Mainewide Links

Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP)

Maine History – Digital Commons at the University of Maine. (Includes 27 issues of the Journal from 2002 to 2016.

Maine, resources, attractions, and its people; a history – Volume 1.
Maine, resources, attractions, and its people; a history – Volume 2.
Maine, resources, attractions, and its people; a history – Volume 3.
Maine, resources, attractions, and its people; a history – Volume 4.

Scarborough Focused Links

Church Records

Marriage records, Second Congregational Church, Scarboro, Maine, 1729-1800 – Digital Version on Family Search.   

Famous People

Winslow Homer

A Walk With Winslow” provides a look at Scarborough, Maine, through the eyes of artist Winslow Homer. It includes a virtual cliff walk, a virtual studio tour, educational resources, and other links.  

Military Service

Revolutionary War

Names of soldiers of the American revolution : who applied for state bounty under resolves of March 17, 1835, March 24, 1836 and March 20, 1836, as appears of record in land office. (Family Search)

War of 1812

Records of the Massachusetts volunteer militia : called out by the governor of Massachusetts to suppress a threatened invasion during the War of 1812-14.

Civil War

Maine at War: Scarborough’s Hiram Berry fought in Louisiana and Virginia

Newspapers

Scarborough papers via Scarborough Public Library, Advantage Preservation – (1970 to 2020). 

Locales

Higgins Beach

Higgins Beach History includes Original Beach History, Street Histories, Higgins Beach Property Owners, and more put together by fourth-generation Higgins Beach resident, Steve Seabury

Prouts Neck

Prouts Neck Historical Society (PNHS)