Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2013 Location: Scarborough Clients: Taki Miyamoto; Salt Pump Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect
Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. Volunteers.
Fogg, John D. “Recollections of a Salt Marsh Farmer.” Seabrook, New Hampshire: Historical Society of Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1983.
… Spartina grasses (known variously as cordgrass, salt hay, marsh grass, or salt meadow grass) convert the energy of the sun into usable food for the…
Click to view Salt Marsh Tools Salt hay continued to be important to the people of Scarborough well into the 1800s, as it became a source of income…