Author Archives: Don Taylor

Auditor’s Report – 1865-1866

(Auditor Report) This certifies that I have examined the account of the Town Treasurer of 1865-6 (as entered and balanced in the Treasury Book on the 24th day of February last) and also the list of town-orders drawn and town-notes … Continue reading

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A High School Comes to Scarborough

By Linda Snow McLoon Introduction It’s common knowledge that going back to early times Scarborough had over a dozen one-room district schools that offered children a grammar school education. But because no one seems to know much about when Scarborough … 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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Scarborough Museum Closed

The Scarborough Historical Society’s Museum is closed to visitors in response to the COVID-19 increases in Maine. The museum is expected to remain closed until the number of daily cases in Maine drops back to under 100 for three days … Continue reading

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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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