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Historical Items

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Item 29395

Rocky Cliff at Prouts Neck, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 33655

Winslow Homer and Frank Coolbroth, Prouts Neck, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Item 22466

Militia Soldiers at Prouts Neck, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Scarborough Media: Watercolor on paper

Exhibits

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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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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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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

The Story of Prouts Neck. Prouts Neck, ME: Prouts Neck Association, 1924. Jones, Herbert G. The King's Highway from Portland to Kittery.

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

Winslow Homer and Frank Coolbroth, Prouts Neck, ca. 1900Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Winslow Homer Winslow Homer…

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

There are ledges, however, around Prouts Neck, Bluff and Stratton Islands (now part of Saco) and the Graveyard (a stretch of rock ledges between…