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From the Ephemera: The Clams of Scarborough

By Linda McLoon with assistance from Rodney Laughton The Clams of Scarborough “You may sing of your Providence oysters, Or boast of your roasted spring lamb, But there’s no dish or compound that ever was cooked, That comes up to … Continue reading

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Updates October 2022

In October 2022, the following items were added to the website: Organizations 12th Maine Regiment (Civil War) Twenty-seventh Reunion of the 12th  Maine Regiment – Dunstan, 10 September 1908. I added a photo of the West Scarborough Methodist Church (circa 1928). … Continue reading

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Historic Houses of Scarborough, Maine

The Historic Houses of Scarborough, compiled by Charlotte G. Stevens and donated to the Scarborough Public Library on July 17, 1953. This book includes short write-ups on 35 Scarborough buildings and homes along with photographs of the buildings and homes as … Continue reading

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70.14.17j1 – Letter – re The Meeting House 2nd Parish

Tilton Letter 70.14.17j1 – Re: The Meeting House 2nd Parish (20 pages). Also available: The Original Typewritten Transcript The Original Handwritten Letter Text The Meeting House 2nd Parish in Scarboro, was a large building . I know not it’s dimensions … Continue reading

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The Villages of Scarborough

By Becky Delaware North Scarborough Continuing our series about the villages of Scarborough. . . The Village of North Scarborough is often more closely associated with Gorham or Westbrook. For a long time, residents in this area had a Gorham … Continue reading

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From the Ephemera

By Linda Snow McLoon Pine Point School District #8 When the Boston & Maine Railroad added its new route from North Berwick to Portland in 1872, its plan was for the tracks to cross the Pine Point marshes and the … 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 week of June 9th thru 15th, 2020

Businesses Hotels, Motels, & Inns I added:  Danish Village (U.S. Route 1) – Clipping – 28 August 2015 – “Danish Village arch to be saved.” Organizations Methodist Church (West Scarborough) I added:  Booklet: 150th Anniversary and Rededication – 1802-1952  (Contains … Continue reading

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Southgate House

New “Homes” Photo Gallery There is a new “Houses” gallery which includes three photos of the Southgate house. An early photograph of the Southgate House in Dunstan (before telephone or electric service). There are two other photos of the Southgate … Continue reading

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Fire – Jocelyn Hotel – 27 July 1909

PORTLAND EVENING EXPRESS        Tuesday, July 27, 1909                               Price Two Cents Transcription by Linda McLoon $100,000 FIRE PROUTS NECK       Joscelyn Hotel is in Ashes All Guests Escape in Safety with Their Personal Effects Googins Home and Plant Destroyed The … Continue reading

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