Author Archives: Don Taylor

Museum Opening – April 6th

The Scarborough Historical Society Museum will open on April 6th to a limited number of visitors by appointment only. Visitors may schedule appointments for Tuesdays and the second Saturday of the month from 9:00 AM to Noon. Museum volunteers will be … Continue reading

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New Town Line Between Scarboro and Gorham [1865]

[Page 1] Agreeable to notice given by the Selectmen of the town of Scarborough to the Selectmen of the town of Gorham to meet at the House of John M. Parker in said Gorham on the 19th day of June … Continue reading

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Scrapbook 10.39.01x

“Scrapbook 10.39.01“ consists of newspaper clippings that appear to have been scanned about 2015 but not OCRed until now. The clippings include the following articles: Page Article Title Date Key Person or Place .01a Eight Corners Church   First Free … 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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