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— BY LINDA SNOW MCLOON The social safety net that existed in earlier times in Scarborough was organized much differently than what we recognize today. Before Social Security and other ways of providing relief for people in need, a system … Continue reading

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From the Collections—Blacksmiths in Scarborough

By Linda Snow McLoon As in all towns in Maine before the advent of automobiles, local blacksmiths played a vital role in Scarborough. Not only did they shoe horses and oxen, but the smiths made and repaired metal tools such … Continue reading

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M.F. Tilton letter to C. T. Libby, Esq. 11 Jul 1889 – 70.14.17.k

Click to access a 1970s typed transcription. Unformatted Transcription Text Below Bangor, July 11, 1889 C. T. Libby Esq. Dear Sir- I have unrolled a pal impest of more than eighty yrs. accumulation and given you of its contents a … Continue reading

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Scarboro Annual Warrant – 1821

To Joshua Libby one of the Constables of the Town of Scarboro Greetings You are hereby required in the name of the State of Maine to summon and notify the freeholders and other inhabitants of the said town qualifyed by … Continue reading

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Road – Saco Line to James Parker’s – 1823

Pursuant to a request of the freeholders of the town of Scarborough to us directed to lay out a road from the County line between Scarborough & Saco near David Burnhams Bark Hous to the County road near James Parker. … Continue reading

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Black Point School – Class Photo 1879

Black Point School – Class Photo 1879  Front Row left to right: Leon Harmon, Dorothy Libby, Anna Lee, Jennie Harmon, Laura Prichard, Teacher Theresa Libby,  Lucy Lee,  Arlene Harmon, Nellie Harmon, Della Carter, Raymond Brown. Second Row:  Ora Bucky, Dollie Carter,  Isa Googins,  Florence … Continue reading

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