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Historical Items

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Item 29358

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Scarborough Media: Postcard

Item 31061

Bog Shoe, Scarborough, 1870

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1870 Location: Scarborough Media: Wood, iron

Item 31062

Sluiceway, Scarborough, 1963

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1963 Location: Scarborough Media: Wood

Tax Records

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Item 56390

41 Glenwood Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rebecca G. Marsh Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 56391

Assessor's Record, 41 Glenwood Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rebecca G. Marsh Use: Garage

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109338

Marsh house & addition, Scarborough, 1976-1984

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1976–1984 Location: Scarborough Client: Marsh Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109217

Forest B. Marsh apartments, Bangor, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Bangor Client: Forest B. Marsh Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 110445

Peters residence, Mount Desert, 1992-2008

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1992–2008 Location: Mount Desert Client: Alton Peters Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Marsh Artifacts

Marsh Artifacts Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900 Item 29358 infoScarborough Historical Society & Museum

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Marsh Artifacts

Marsh Artifacts Turf Spade, Scarborough, ca. 1850 Item 31059 infoScarborough Historical Society & Museum

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Marsh Artifacts

Marsh Artifacts Sluiceway, Scarborough, 1963 Item 31062 infoScarborough Historical Society & Museum

My Maine Stories

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Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

Welimahskil: Sweet grass
by Suzanne Greenlaw

Weaving Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and western science around Sweetgrass

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.