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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…

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

Beginnings (pre-1631) Long before European settlement, the Sokokis Indians lived in what we know as Scarborough. They called it Owascoag, "land of…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Educator Resources

… to the following exhibits: Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" Can You Help the 19th Century Salt Marsh Farmer?   Transportation Through the…

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

After an unsuccessful attempt the following day, he landed instead on the beach at Old Orchard Beach.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Welcome

… together the new and the old, the ocean and the land. It creates a stronger sense of community through a greater understanding of the Town's…

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

As use of trolleys declined, use of automobiles became more widespread. Automobiles had begun to appear in Scarborough in the early 1900s, but road…

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

… Seavey’s Landing Road in Blue Point before 1869, using the same canning process as that used for farm produce, such as corn.

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

… going around marshland and using hills and dry land.(5) Concord Coach, Scarborough, ca. 1900Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society…

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

Richard King House, Dunstan Landing, Scarborough, ca. 1930Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Richard King Richard King, born…

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

… Portland could take two days via a circuitous dry-land route. Because of Scarborough’s unique geography consisting of marsh and rivers, it was…

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

… veterans used government-backed grants to claim land elsewhere in the state, others remained and pushed outward to North Scarborough.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 3 of 4

In fact, students at Scarborough Middle School barely use pens and pencils for writing because they use laptops to electronically type out their work…