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Scarborough Historical Society

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This is a collection of newspaper articles that were laminated into a collection probably during the 1980s at the Society.

The articles include:

  • Scarboro Witchcraft and Haunted Houses – Ghostly Tales That Our Fathers Related With as Much Sincerity as They Did the Battle of Bunker Hill – Aug 8, 1903.
  • Nimrod, The Scarboro Slave – 18 Jul 1903.
  • Stirring Events in History of Ancient Scarboro – The Battle of Dunstan Landing – May 23, 1903.
  • Stirring Events in History of Ancient Scarboro – The Mobbing of Richard King – May 29, 1903.
  • Stirring Events in History of Ancient Scarboro – The Adventures of Charles Pine – June 13, 1903.
  • Uncle Bill Larrabee’s Big Bear Fight – A Wonderful Tug of War in Which Neither Contestant Was Victor.
  • Church Dedicated at Scarboro (First Parish Congregational Church) – July 20, 1893.
  • Some Early Sketches of Cape Elizabeth – Clashing of Claimants Caused Lots of Trouble, Robert Jordan Fled For His Life by the Light of His Burning Home - - Indians Were Hot on the Trail. April 2, 1904.
  • Some Early Sketches of Cape Elizabeth – Interesting Account of the Time When Richmonds Island Was a Prosperous Trading Port – One of the First Tragedies Through Trouble With the Indians.
  • “Old Bab” The Last New England Slave Whose Grave Is in Scarboro.
  • Scarboro Post Office To Change Its Spelling – April 15, 1965.
  • Where Was Maine’s First Road? It was ‘Kennebunk By The Sea.’
  • [Photo] The bull which swam or forded the Spurwink River to bring supplies to Higgins Beach in 1890 – Apr 11, 1967.
  • Once Upon a Time – First Prout’s Neck Hotel – [ca. 1952]
  • New Nursing Home Opens – Apr 4, 1960.
  • Scarborough Chin Drapery Recalls Those Libby Beards – Jun 1958.
  • Josselyn Botanical Society of Maine Named for 17th Century Scarboro Man – June 26, 1979.
  • Big-City Equipment and Volunteer Personnel Protect Scarboro From Fire
  • This Day is the Centennial Anniversary of Colonel Samuel Marsh of Scarboro – Oct 30, 1904.
  • Record and Tradition – Dr. Robert Southgate of Dunstan, Scarboro, Ancestors, and Descendants – (Grandpa’s ScrapBook) Part First – Oct 17, 1900.
  • Record and Tradition – Dr. Robert Southgate of Dunstan, Scarboro, Ancestors, and Descendants – (Grandpa’s ScrapBook) Part Second – Oct 24, 1900.
  • Record and Tradition – Dr. Robert Southgate of Dunstan, Scarboro, Ancestors, and Descendants – (Grandpa’s ScrapBook) – Nov 7, 1900.
  • Record and Tradition – Dr. Robert Southgate of Dunstan, Scarboro, Ancestors, and Descendants – (Grandpa’s ScrapBook) Part Seventh – Oct 28, 1900.
  • Record and Tradition – Dr. Robert Southgate of Dunstan, Scarboro, Ancestors, and Descendants – (Grandpa’s ScrapBook) Part Ninth – Dec 12, 1900.
  • Record and Tradition – Dr. Robert Southgate of Dunstan, Scarboro, Ancestors, and Descendants – (Grandpa’s ScrapBook) Part Tenth – Dec 19, 1900.
  • His Lucky Find – Parker Libby’s Discovery of Robbers’ Booty – Interesting Incident in Connection with Cumberland Bank Robbery – Aug 1, 1903.
  • Sketches of Early History of the Town of Gorham – How Parkers Corners Became Known as Bobadel from Wrecked Spanish Bark – Oct 17, 1903.
  • First to Act – Cumberland County’s Declaration of Independence – Was Issued in Old Falmouth – 1906.
  • Treasurer’s Notice: Non-Resident Taxes in the Town of Scarboro in the County of Cumberland for the Year 1884.
  • The Westbrook Secret – A Skeleton in the Woods Solves a 232-Year Old Mystery – July 27, 1976.
  • The King Family of Scarborough.
  • A Hundred Years Ago – The King and Southgate Families of Scarborough
  • The Grave of Gov. King
  • Stirring Events in History of Ancient Scarboro – The Mobbing of Richard King and Dr. Abathar Alden – 1903.
  • Terrible Tragedy of the Sea Recalled by the Recurrence of the Date---Many Years Ago Another Dreadful Disaster Like This Off Richmond’s Island – Nov 27, 1904.
  • Scarborough Takes a Look at Earlier Days – Apr 10, 1964.
  • Sketches of Gorham History – The Wild Men of Stroudwater, Mysterious Wanderers Who Frightened Early Inhabitants.
  • Scarborough House Built in 1684 Interests Restoration Proponents – Oct 10, 1967.
  • Lafayette’s Visit – Seventy-Five Years Ago When He was last in Portland – Jun 1900.
  • The Farmer At All Souls – Mr. McLaughlin Told Many Tales of His Native Town.
  • Record of Tradition – The Burial Place of Richard King – Feb 6, 1903.
  • One of Scarborough’s Oldest Homes [Doe Home] – Feb 19, 1960.

Broad Creation Date

ca. 1980

Location

Cumberland County; Scarborough

Laminated Scrapbook


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