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Historical Items

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Item 29405

Clam Diggers at Fishermen's Cove, Scarborough, ca. 1900

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

Item 31237

Moses Banks Map, Scarborough, 1787

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1787 Location: Scarborough Media: Paper and ink

Item 29355

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

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

Online 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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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 4 of 4

Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" Sources Dunstan River X Acts and Resolves of the Legislature of Maine.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

… Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Friends of the Scarborough Marsh, Maine Audubon and Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center To the Sokokis Indians, the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 2 of 4

Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" Moses Banks MapItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum The Scarborough Marsh has…

My Maine Stories

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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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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima