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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

Visitors can easily access beaches, shopping, Beech Ridge Speedway and Scarborough Downs from the highway; and residents have access to a high-speed…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Scarborough’s Beech Ridge Speedway at the corner of Holmes Road and Two Rod Road was built in 1949 on the site of an old horse track.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Explore the Exhibits

… "Land of Much Grass" Click to see exhibit Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway Click to see exhibit Maritime Tales: Shipyards and…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Educator Resources

… Marsh Farmer?   Transportation Through the Years Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks People who called…

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

Even as roads began to improve in the 1930s, farmers would keep a horse and wagon as backup. Aviation fever came to Scarborough in 1926 when Chester…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

This is the Payne Road of today. The War of 1812 served as an impetus toward Maine's path to statehood.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… hop in your car, drive to Boston via high-speed roads, see the game, and return home the same day.

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

Rail lines, roads and a pipeline across the marsh also negatively impacted the area, disturbing the hydrology, soils and natural vegetation and…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… parts of an old schoolhouse that had been on Ross Road, at the high school graduation in the Town Hall.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… Airport opened at a site off Pleasant Hill Road. Flying schools and service operations continued into the 1960s.(3) Remembrance Joseph Snow, a…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

… began operations at the end of Seavey’s Landing Road in Blue Point before 1869, using the same canning process as that used for farm produce, such…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

… inland from the rivers and seacoast until after roads were developed in the early 1800s. Even though incorporated as a town in 1658, residents…