John Meeker's Ford, Scarborough Beach, ca. 1903

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John Meeker's Ford, Scarborough Beach, ca. 1903

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This car belonged to John Meeker, a summer guest at the Atlantic House at Scarborough Beach. It is a 1903 Ford.
This car is an example of the effects of transportation in the community, because car traffic required better roads, the roads were improved. New businesses appeared including restaurants, hotels, and other lodging facilities.

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About This Item

  • Title: John Meeker's Ford, Scarborough Beach, ca. 1903
  • Creator: Laughton, Rodney
  • Creation Date: circa 1903
  • Subject Date: circa 1903
  • Local Name: Black Point
  • Town: Scarborough
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Slide; transparency
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156

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