Category Archives: Pine Point

Pine Point
1. Cottages
2. Lodging
1) Conroy’s by the Sea
2) Holiday House
3) Laughton’s Rooming House
4) Leavitt House
5) Lookaway Inn (and Volunteers
of America)
6) Pillsbury House
7) Pine Point House
8) Seaward Resort
3. Pine Point scenes

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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Bill satisfied – 29 Dec 1877 – for work at a Pine Point hotel

Portland   Dec 29 1877 Mr. O. G. Robinson                         To Migiel Levesque Jr 1877 Octo 15 to 15 bushels [?]                                   5.25               “                     Carting                            1.00 Dec 1st   “  Plastering 3078 yds 6c                   184.68                         Patching                                       2.00 … Continue reading

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The Villages of Scarborough

During 2011, the Scarborough Leader ran a series of articles about the various “Villages of Scarborough” which began with “Town is Rich in Village History” and was followed by 10 articles regarding various “villages” in Scarborough. These articles included the … Continue reading

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Encapsulated Scrapbook – 1884-1979

This is a collection of 42 newspaper articles that were encapsulated into a collection probably during the 1970s at the Society. It consists of articles as early as 1884 and as recent as 1979 with the majority of articles from … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time (In Scarborough)

From the Bruce Thurlow Collection Scrapbook clippings from newspapers regarding “Once Upon a Time” [in Scarborough]. The articles include newspaper images and short write-up regarding various Scarborough objects, businesses, and places. Download from the Maine State Library.

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September 2018 Website Activity

Main Room Surname Files – I added an Alger Family Page, Scanned and OCRed 5 files, Linked 3 Known Internet Resources. I added a Walker Surname Page. Added a letter from Maynard E. Walker to Miss Libby dated 7 Mar 1959 – … Continue reading

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Clamming and Lobstering – Part 4

Catch of the Day – Part 4 By Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don Googins I Remember Lobster Fishing in Scarborough Most clam and lobster fisheries in Scarborough have been associated with Pine … Continue reading

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Clamming and Lobstering – Part 3

Catch of the Day – Part 3 By Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don Googins Lobster Fishing The first recorded lobster catch was in 1605 when the crew of the Archangel, captained by … Continue reading

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Clamming and Lobstering – Part 2

Catch of the Day – Part 2 By Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don Googins By 1880 conflict arose between Scarborough Marsh diking company owners and clam diggers, boaters, and fishermen who claimed … Continue reading

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Clamming and Lobstering – Part 1

Catch of the Day – Part 1 By Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don Googins Scarborough’s coastline, with its marsh, freshwater streams, saltwater rivers, beaches and rocky ledges, has been a site for … Continue reading

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