Author Archives: Don Taylor

Downeast Ancestry

Downeast Ancestry Issues are Available at Family Search Downeast Ancestry was a wonderful publication published six times a year between 1977 and 1992 that focused on Maine Genealogy. You will find articles, such as “Jonathan Berry Sr. and Jr. of … Continue reading

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Scrapbook ca. 1935

This scrapbook is from the estate of Margaret Small; it is attributed to Lena Peterson Walker, wife of Charles Walker. That attribution has not been proven. The scrapbook includes materials as early as 1913 and as late as 1935. The … Continue reading

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Atlas of Cumberland Co. Maine

Atlas of Cumberland Co. Maine From actual surveys by and under the Direction of F. W. Beers Assisted by Geo. P. Sanford and others. Published by P. W. Beers & Co. 93 & 95 Maiden Lane New York 1871 Main … Continue reading

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Clipping by RICHARD HALLET  [Accession # 89.9.1441]

Surname File – Ring Query 556 Evidently, no one knows anything about the Ring family of Scarborough. There were apparently several different families. Those of Yarmouth are another branch not related to the Scarborough family. It is most confusing because … Continue reading

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April 2019 – SHS Website Activities

New items added to the website during April 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Reports   Videos “Maine’s Early Tourism” – by Linda McLoon – YouTube Rear Room Photo Box 2 Added: Fire Department Added: Town Hall Posted to … Continue reading

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March 2019 – SHS Website Activities

New items added to the website during March 2019. Main Room Bookcase (Back) Scarborough Annual Reports 1891 Scarborough Annual Report – 1891 Scarborough Annual Report – 1892 Scarborough Annual Report – 1893   Videos https://youtu.be/2JFavV19_1g Internet Ann Googins Collection Historical … Continue reading

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Next SHS Meeting — “Maine’s Early Tourism”

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting, 2:00 p.m., April 7th, 2019 at the Scarborough Public Library. Following a short Historical Society meeting on April 7th, Linda Snow McLoon will present a program on tourism in Maine. For as long as we can … Continue reading

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February 2019 – SHS Website Activities

Main Room Maps Computers Bill Tolman Database (Read Only) Surname Files Videos Added: Bookcase (Back) They Answered the Call – List of Scarborough Volunteers in the Civil War. Scarborough Annual Report – 1886Scarborough Annual Report – 1887Scarborough Annual Report – 1888Scarborough Annual … Continue reading

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January 2019 – SHS Website Activities

Main Room Maps Surname Files Videos Added Scarborough’s Black Point; a Century of Conflict by Michael Davis to the Video Library. Also posted his presentation images to Presentation Images – Century of Conflict. Back Room (Kitchen) Photos I created Image Galleries for … Continue reading

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Valentine Display at Museum

Harkening back to simpler times, Curator Becky Delaware has put together an exhibit remembering Valentine Days gone by. Visit the Scarborough Historical Museum now through February 9th and see the curated displays. The Museum is open Tuesdays from 9AM until Noon … Continue reading

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