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Item 102141

Rufus King on a Biddeford farm for sale, Newburyport, 1782

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1782-10-23 Location: Biddeford; Newburyport; Dunstable; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 33689

Rufus King of Scarborough, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1820 Location: Scarborough Media: Painting

Item 29047

Richard King House, Dunstan Landing, Scarborough, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

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Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

1820Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Rufus King, the first child of Richard King and his wife Isabella Bragdon, was born…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

Richard King's sons, Rufus, William and Cyrus, were born and raised in Scarborough, but left to pursue education, or in William's case, business…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… statehood in 1820, in part through efforts of Rufus and William King. Travel was mainly by foot, horseback, boat or stagecoach until the mid-1800…