Monthly Archives: December 2022

Updates December 2022

On the Education Page Schools High Schools I added: Class of 1877-1878 – Examination & Prize Declamation (Graduates) Class of 1878-1879 – Third Year Examination (Graduates) On the Vital Records Page (FC13) VITAL RECORDS: SCARBOROUGH VITAL RECORDS: MARRIAGE I added:  Records of the Second … Continue reading

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HMS Pinafore Production

From the Collections By Linda Snow McLoon An interesting picture has surfaced that expands our knowledge of Scarborough’s past. From a photograph and accompanying notes, we learn about an event that must have caused some excitement in Scarborough in the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Fickett Shaw (1855-1901)

The museum recently received a wonderful photo of Elizabeth Fickett Shaw. According to the information provided with the photo of Elizabeth, she: Family Search has profile KCH5-V82 for Elizabeth A Fickett (1863-1901). Ancestry has 37 public trees that refer to Elizabeth … Continue reading

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December 2022 Restoration of the 1800s one-room schoolhouse at 184 Holmes Road, Scarborough, continues.   The front portico that was removed early in the restoration process has been rebuilt, and two new entrance doors have been installed.  These are wooden doors … Continue reading

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Tippecanoe and Tyler Too

From the Ephemera… By Linda Snow McLoon Residents of Scarborough have always had an opportunity to have their voices heard and their votes counted when a presidential election took place in our country. A document from the historical society’s ephemera … Continue reading

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Thank you – Scarborough Garden Club

Our thanks to the Scarborough Garden Club, who gave the Scarborough Historical Museum two beautiful wreaths. Each year the club makes and hangs wreaths on the two front doors of our museum at 647 US Route 1 in Dunstan. Happy … Continue reading

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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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