Author Archives: Don Taylor

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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January 2022 – Website Updates

Education High Schools  The following yearbooks were uploaded to Digital Maine: Four Corners (Scarborough High School Yearbook) – 1949 to Digital Maine. Four Corners (Scarborough High School Yearbook) – 1959 to Digital Maine. Four Corners (Scarborough High School Yearbook) – … Continue reading

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December 2021 – Website Updates

Education Grammar School Page I added a 1939 example of a Grammar School Certificate (Mary E Wright – 16 June 1939). High Schools  I added: Class of 1905 – Graduation Exercises, Class of 1905, June 23rd at 8.00 P. M. … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer at the Museum

Thank you to the Scarborough Garden Club, for the beautiful holiday wreaths to decorate the museum’s doors this year. Also, thank you to Joyce Alden for the boughs, berries, and ribbons used to decorate the window boxes. Photos by Joyce … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Update – November 2021

BY KARLENE OSBORNE In the last update regarding Scarborough Historical Society’s restoration of the Beech Ridge School, I reported that $25,600 was needed to start the next phase of work. Since then, an anonymous donor has come forward with a … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Suggestions

Books Dear Mrs. Libby is a collection of letters written by 144 Scarborough men and women to their former high school teacher, Mrs. Frances Libbey while they were serving in the Armed Forces during World War II. The letters were … Continue reading

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Maine Registers

By Don Taylor I just love the Maine Registers to provide background information during my research. For example, the 1918 Maine Register has a section about Post Offices; if you wrote to someone at a particular location, it tells which … Continue reading

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