Author Archives: Don Taylor

Sawyer

Sawyer Family Surname File – Sawyer [placeholder] Lateral File #1 Genealogy Files – Sawyer  Descendants of Joseph Sawyer of Buxton & Elliotsville, Maine Family Tree of Joseph Sawyer 1774-1846 of Buxton & Elliotsville, Maine Sawyer Family of Elliotsville ME and … Continue reading

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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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Museum Closed – Covid Risk Status Very High

Museum Closed to Visitors Due to the increase in COVID-19 Cases in Maine, the Scarborough Historical Society’s Museum is closed to visitors. The museum is expected to remain closed to visitors until the COVID Risk Status returns to “High.” Please … Continue reading

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Mapping Maine With the Osher Map Library – September 21st

March 15, 2020 marked the 200th anniversary of Maine’s Statehood. The Scarborough Public Library and Scarborough Historical Society began to bring a series of programs to our community in celebration of this bicentennial benchmark in early March. The series was made possible through … Continue reading

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1957, 1965, & 1967 Scarborough High School Yearbooks

Our thanks to the Oklahoma Correctional Insustries for their wonderful job of digitizing several of our yearbook. Newly digitized by DCI are the below Scarborough High School Yearbooks. I’ve uploaded them to our website (Education Page), the Internet Archive (Archive.Org) … 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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The Smalls in Scarborough – by Augustus K. Small

I was recently asked to do some research of the Small family in Scarborough, in particular James Frances Small (1835-___). I, of course, went to the Surnames files and looked for the Small file. The first thing I found was … Continue reading

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70.14.17 A1 – Letter – McLaughlin to McLaughlin

70.14.17 A1 – Letter – Almira McLaughlin to her nephew (W.H. McLaughlin), 29 July 1898 [I recently received a package “Tilton Papers” which contains letters, family notes and other materials regarding the Tilton family in Scarborough. The material was originally … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Quilt Exhibit & Reception – August 22nd.

March 15, 2020 marked the 200th anniversary of Maine’s Statehood. The Scarborough Public Library and Scarborough Historical Society began to bring a series of programs to our community in celebration of this bicentennial benchmark in early March. The series was made possible through … 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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