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Beech Ridge School Renovation Update – Nov 20, 2022

The Beech Ridge School renovation continues. As of November 20, the first coat of paint has been applied to the replacement wood clapboards on all four sides of the building. The front entrance and steps are now in the process … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Renovation Update – Sep 16, 2022

Beech Ridge School Renovation continues. Contractor Rob Alden and his crew are making headway. The team has most of the siding installed thanks to the good weather.    To donate to help this historical renovation, please see our GoFundMe page.   … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Renovation Update – Aug 12, 2022

Beech Ridge School Renovation is progressing nicely. The team added a Mento membrane and strapping for the siding to be attached. The windows have been installed and framed.   To donate to help this historical renovation, please see our GoFundMe … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge School Renovation

Work is continuing at the Beech Ridge School Renovation. The old siding has been removed. Some of the wall sheathings were replaced with wide boards. They are now reframing the windows and will install a Mento membrane on outside walls … Continue reading

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SAVING SCARBOROUGH’S LAST DISTRICT SCHOOL

By Linda Snow McLoon Before there were big yellow school busses, school children in Scarborough for the most part walked to school. To keep the distances from their homes doable, back in the 1800s Scarborough had over a dozen one-room … 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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Scarborough Beech Ridge School House Restoration

October 2021 Update In the Fall of 2018, the Scarborough Historical Society was given the decades-long vacated one-room schoolhouse building, built in the 1800s and located at 184 Beech Ridge Road. With an estimated budget of $280,000 and through donations … Continue reading

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See the Scarborough Bicentennial Quilt at Town Hall

After its display at the Scarborough Public Library, the Scarborough Bicentennial Quilt was moved to Scarborough Town Hall and hung in Chamber B. Early Absentee Ballot voters can view the quilt there until October 28th.

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Beech Ridge School Update (Sept 2021)

By Karlene Osborne Restoration of the 1800s schoolhouse at 184 Holmes Road continues. Since the donation of the building to Scarborough Historical Society in the fall of 2018, the Society has been busy stabilizing the structure. Of an estimated budget … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Celebration Resumes

In March of 2020 the Scarborough Historical Society, in partnership with the Scarborough Public Library, began to bring a series of programs to the community in observance of Maine’s 200th anniversary of statehood. The series was made possible through the … Continue reading

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