Contributed by Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
One of three observation posts used during the cold war in the 1950s in Scarborough. This building was behind the old State Police barracks heading north on Route 1, now the Parker Tilton Company. People would work in two or four hour shifts to watch for enemy aircraft then relay the information in code. The operation was under the Civil Defense.
About This Item
- Title: Dunstan Observation Post, Scarborough, ca. 1950
- Creation Date: circa 1950
- Subject Date: circa 1950
- Location: Scarborough, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Aerial observation (Military science)
- Cold War
- Maine. Civil Defense and Public Safety--Facilities
- Observation towers--Maine--Scarborough
For more information about this item, contact:Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156
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