Author Archives: Don Taylor

Ship-Building in Scarborough

Did You Know…. Ship-Building in Scarborough             By Don Taylor, Historian Did you know ships were built in Scarborough during the latter part of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth century; Many were small, but in the … Continue reading

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Museum “Open by Appointment Only.”

The Scarborough Historical Society Museum is open 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. Appointments are 50 minutes.  9:10 to … Continue reading

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Updates April 2022

Links Page I added a new subcategory – Newspapers and added a link to: Scarborough papers via Scarborough Public Library, Advantage Preservation – (1970 to 2020).  Places Page I created a subpage: Historical Markers in Scarborough (Photo Gallery) Research Annual Reports – … Continue reading

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M.F. Tilton letter to C. T. Libby, Esq. 11 Jul 1889 – 70.14.17.k

Click to access a 1970s typed transcription. Unformatted Transcription Text Below Bangor, July 11, 1889 C. T. Libby Esq. Dear Sir- I have unrolled a pal impest of more than eighty yrs. accumulation and given you of its contents a … Continue reading

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Transcription: Misc. Vital Records – 95.30.16 – 00.661

Document Image Transcription: 263 Marriage of Thomas Mc Kenny and Lucy Plummer Jan 1 1774 Jernsalle Hunnewell and Mary Larraby was married the 28th day of Decemr 1775 Joseph Robert and Anna Fog were married the 8th day of Feby. … Continue reading

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70.14.17r – Typed transcription of a letter from N & M Tilton to their children 15 Dec 1845

Surname File – Tilton The original handwritten letter is misfiled/mislocated.  This is an OCRed version of a 1970’s typed copy of the letter. Below is a plain text copy of the letter. 15 Dec. 1845 Dear children; We have been … Continue reading

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70.14.17s – Typed copy of letter (missing) from N & M Tilton to their children 19 Jul 1846.

Surname File – Tilton The original handwritten letter is misfiled/mislocated.  This is an OCRed version of a 1970’s typed copy of the letter. Below is a plain text copy of the letter. 19 July 1846 Dear Children, In anticipation of … Continue reading

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Updates: March 2022

Education  Grammar School – Added Beech Ridge School – Students     Oak Hill School       Oak Hill School – Second Grade – Sep 1941     asdfasdf asdfasdf   SHS Class of 1951 – UPDATED with Class … Continue reading

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Oak Hill School – Second Grade – Sep 1941

Transcribed Text of “Oak Hill School, Sep 1941 – 2nd Grade – (back).jpeg” Back Row    —  Gwendolyn Mucci Lela May Manter Joan McKeen Marion Harmon Betty White Virginia McLaughlin Calista Pooler Caroline Olsen Georgianna Martin Second Row      … Continue reading

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M.F. Tilton letter to C. L. Libby Esq. 18 Jun 1889 – 70.14.17.I

Click to Access PDF Varsion. Unformatted Transcription Text Below June 18th 1889 92 Cedar St. Bangor Dear Sir; Yours of the 11th inst was duly rec’d – I was pleased to know more definately your plan for that “contemplated History” … Continue reading

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