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Historical Items

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Item 31341

Dunstan School, Scarborough, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1923 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Item 29355

'Delia Chapin' construction, Dunstan Landing, Scarborough, 1847

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1847 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 31385

Dunstan School, Scarborough, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1960 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Exhibits

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Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

The Dunstan shipyard was at the end of the man-made canal. Dunstan was a busy trading port as well as shipbuilding center.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

… Southgate, on the Portland end of Dow’s farm; Dunstan, near the Dunstan trolley barn; and Bryants, the Scarborough-Saco town line.

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

Until the mid-1800s, Dunstan was an important shipping and trade port. It was here that Richard King settled in 1746 and Dr. Robert Southgate in 1771.