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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

When he was thirteen, William was sent to Phillips Academy in Andover for a term, but other than that experience he had little formal schooling.

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

… Historical Society & Museum Richard King Richard King, born in 1718 in Boston, settled in the Dunstan Landing area of Scarborough in 1746 after…

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

Hearing of King's command, many from Maine volunteered for service under him. Defense of local coastlines and communities was left to town militias.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 3 of 4

As a businessman, along with William and Cyrus King, he headed the Scarborough Turnpike Corporation, which built the Cumberland Turnpike.

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

Jones, Herbert G. The King's Highway from Portland to Kittery. Portland, ME: Longfellow Press, 1953. Karr, Paul and Jeff Clark.

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

Southgate and brothers William and Cyrus King, built the Cumberland Turnpike. The turnpike, the first in New England, ran straight across the marsh…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

One year later another teacher, William G. Lord, was hired at the high school and was often praised for his ability to teach.

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

Historical Overview The Twentieth Century Trolley TicketsItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum By 1902 Scarborough had…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Explore the Exhibits

Explore the Exhibits We invite you to learn more about Scarborough's rich history through these interactive exhibits.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Meet the Team

Meet the Team The Scarborough MCHP team consists of the Scarborough Historical Society, the Scarborough Middle School, and the Scarborough Public…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Welcome

Welcome Scarborough Marsh X Whether a resident of our community, a seasonal visitor, an educator, or a curious "virtual traveler," we invite…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Timeline of Events

Timeline of Events   Watch movie about Scarborough's MCHP experience October 2008 Scarborough Team begins monthly meetings to explore grant…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Public Library

Scarborough Public Library Kathy Amoroso (L), MHS Director of Digital Projects, and Celeste Shinay (R), Scarborough Public Library Representative…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Don Googins…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Wreck of the Sagamore, Scarborough, 1934Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

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

Transportation Through the Years Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Joseph W.

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

Transportation Through the Years John Meeker's Ford, Scarborough Beach, ca. 1903Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

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Transportation Through the Years Air Meet at Portland Airport in Scarborough, 1928Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

Transportation Through the Years Trolleys: The Electrics Come to Town Open Air Trolley, Scarborough, ca.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarbrough Middle School

Scarbrough Middle School Jessica Kelly (L) and Middle School students X Jessica Kelly, Gifted and Talented Educational Services (GATES) teacher…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Historical Society

Scarborough Historical Society (L to R) Bruce Thurlow, Mary Pickard and Flo Maguire, Scarborough Historical Society Representatives X Bruce…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maine Community Heritage Project

Maine Community Heritage Project X The Maine Community Heritage Project (MCHP), a partnership between the Maine Historical Society and Maine…

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

People Who Called Scarborough Home Dr. Philip Haigis Dr. Philip Haigis, Scarborough, ca. 1960Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society…

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

Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don…