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Historical Items

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Item 33673

Marshview Restaurant and Shore Dinner House, Scarborough, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Item 29400

Wayland House, Scarborough, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1912 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 31709

Open Air Trolley, Scarborough, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Online Exhibits

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Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.


Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

During the early years of the twentieth century, upscale cottages were built along the shore. In 1913, Josiah Newton Davidson, a Pittsburgh banker…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 1 of 2

… the school year, they got together for meetings, dinners, and to present their scientific work. The Champlain Society would return to Mount Desert…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

Shore dinner places, such as the Dunscroft and Wayland, tourist cabins and lodging houses attracted motorists; and large guest hotels on the coast…