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Updates August 2022

During August, the following items were added to the website: Education Page – Class of 1955 SHS Spring Concert Program – 1 April 1955 Education Page – Class of 1958 SHS Baccalaureate Service Program – Blue Point Church – 8 … Continue reading

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Thank You, Again – August Farmer’s Market

We thank Karlene Osborne, Joyce Alden, Don Taylor, and Tom Osborne for setting up, tending, and dismantling the displays at the Scarborough Farmer’s Market on the last Sunday of August. We also thank ScarboroughHelps.org for supporting nonprofit organizations and providing the … Continue reading

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Remembering Dorothy Shaw Libbey

By Linda Snow McLoon Over the years a number of individuals have made major contributions toward preserving Scarborough’s history, but no one has done more toward saving our past for future generations than Dorothy Shaw Libbey. Long before she and … Continue reading

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Updates June 2022

I posted an article from Owascoag Notes (May-June 2022) From the Ephemera – “Naming the Two Rod Road” By Linda Snow McLoon Under the Businesses Files – Hotels I added some info about the Silver Sands Hotel in Higgins Beach … Continue reading

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Updates May 2022

I created a new page:  Cemetery Information and added a map of Dunstan Cemetery – Map and a map of Scarborough Memorial Cemetery – Map Library – Middle Room Collections I added – 81.53 – Otho Baker Collection includes ephemera … Continue reading

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Updates April 2022

Links Page I added a new subcategory – Newspapers and added a link to: Scarborough papers via Scarborough Public Library, Advantage Preservation – (1970 to 2020).  Places Page I created a subpage: Historical Markers in Scarborough (Photo Gallery) Research Annual Reports – … Continue reading

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Transcription: Misc. Vital Records – 95.30.16 – 00.661

Document Image Transcription: 263 Marriage of Thomas Mc Kenny and Lucy Plummer Jan 1 1774 Jernsalle Hunnewell and Mary Larraby was married the 28th day of Decemr 1775 Joseph Robert and Anna Fog were married the 8th day of Feby. … Continue reading

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70.14.17 D – N. Tilton Letter dated 29 Sep 1851

70.14.17 D – Letter – N. Tilton to his children four days before his death. [Continuing with the “Tilton Papers,” letters, family notes and other materials regarding the Tilton family of Scarborough. The material was originally received in 1970. Many … Continue reading

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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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The Small Tomb – 89.9.740

[The following document primarily relates to a tomb located in Limington; however, is a part of the Small Surname files at the Scarborough Historical Society and  is included here as part of the collection. It has been corrected as far … Continue reading

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