Monthly Archives: January 2023


SUBMITTED BY RODNEY LAUGHTON Years ago, when we needed screws, nuts, or bolts, my dad didn’t go to the hardware store. The first trip would be “down cellar” to the pan of mixed hardware. Dad would look through the assortment … Continue reading

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The Carter Farm & Water Wheel

PICTURES OF THE WEEK – 1.20.23 – The Pictures of the Week selections for 1.20.23 from the Scarborough Historical Society include one of the most unusual pictures in our collections. The picture is of a water wheel that was on … Continue reading

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Encapsulated Collection 24 – Notices

Payment to inhabitants for part of Scarboro annex to Gorham by Act of Legislature of 1864. This may certify that theAssessors of the town of ScarboroHave apportioned to the inhabitantsOf that part of Scarboro set offAnd annexed to the town … Continue reading

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The Pillsbury House

PICTURES OF THE WEEK – January 13, 2023 From the Scarborough Historical Society’s digital collections come these pictures of an early Pine Point tourist destination, the Pillsbury House, that opened its doors for lodging and shore dinners in 1875. Included … Continue reading

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First Scarborough Town Council – 1970

SCARBOROUGH HISTORY PICTURE OF THE WEEKJanuary 6, 2023 As we enter the new year of 2023, the Scarborough Historical Society will be providing a “Picture of the Week” on various topics and periods in Scarborough’s rich history on the Facebook … Continue reading

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Town Line – Saco & Scarborough – 9 Oct 1812

Saco October 9, 1812 on this page is a true copy of the dividing line between the town of Saco and Scarborough. attest Daniel Stillwell ch committee. To the clerk of the town of Scarborough— We the submember having been … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Update

January 2023 The roof is finished and the first coat of paint is applied. It is enclosed for the winter!

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