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Historical Items

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Item 31337

Hunnewell House, Scarborough, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Bruce Thurlow through Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Item 31093

Scarborough High School Graduation Program, June 16, 1893

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1893-06-16 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

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Item 31711

Bessey School, Scarborough, ca. 1926

Contributed by: Rodney Laughton through Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1926 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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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Historical Society

The result of this collaboration is a "virtual Scarborough Room" on the Maine Memory Network. The Scarborough Historical Society was established in…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Public Library

… with both the Scarborough Historical Society and Scarborough Middle School on previous initiatives, most recently in the celebration of…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Marsh Artifacts

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

My Maine Stories

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Surfing in Maine
by Emma G.

Emma, a student of documentary film making, talks about surfing at Scarborough Beach

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

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

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

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