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History of Scarborough, Maine, USA

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Scarborough, Maine, USA

Black Point, an early settlement made by Thomas Cammock, combined in 1658 with Blue Point and Stratton’s Islands to form one incorporated community, which was named for Scarborough, England.

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  • 1854 - Scarborough
    Scarborough, a post-village in Cumberland co., Maine, on the Portland, Saco, and Portsmouth railroad, 60 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population of the...Read MORE...


  • 1886 - Scarborough
    Scarborough is the most southerly town of Cumberland County, having its entire eastern width on Spurwink River and on the sea. Cape Elizabeth lies on ...Read MORE...


  • News 1891 - INJURED IN A RAILROAD COLLISION
    PORTLAND, Me., Jan. 22. - The local train leaving Portland at 10:25 this morning for Biddeford on the Western Division of the Boston and Maine...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Scarborough
    Scarborough, a post-township of Cumberland co., Me. It is intersected by the Portland, Saco & Portsmouth and Boston & Maine Railroads, is bounded on...Read MORE...


  • Scarborough, Maine, USA
    The Atlantic House, Scarboro Beach
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  • 1906
    Scarboro, a post-township (town) of Cumberland co., Me., on the Boston and Maine R., 8 miles (direct) SW. of Portland. Pop. in 1900, 1865.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Scarborough, Maine, USA
    The Jocelyn and Beach, Prouts Neck, Me.
    Postcard
  • Scarborough, Maine, USA
    Scarborough Downs
    Postcard
  • Scarborough, Maine, USA
    Snowberry's Lobster House, Pine Point, Maine
    Postcard
  • News 1947 - $50,000 Fire Destroys Danish Village Building
    125 Routed As Recreation Hall Burns; Stored Furniture Worth Thousands Lost

    Scarborough, May 15. (Thursday)- A spectacular general alarm fire which ...Read MORE...




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The Atlantic House, Scarboro Beach
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Scarborough, Maine, USA
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The Jocelyn and Beach, Prouts Neck, Me.
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Scarborough, Maine, USA
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Scarborough Downs
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Scarborough, Maine, USA
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Snowberry's Lobster House, Pine Point, Maine
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  • 1854 - Scarborough
    Scarborough, a post-village in Cumberland co., Maine, on the Portland, Saco, and Portsmouth railroad, 60 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population of the... Read MORE...

  • 1886 - Scarborough
    Scarborough is the most southerly town of Cumberland County, having its entire eastern width on Spurwink River and on the sea. Cape Elizabeth lies on ... Read MORE...

  • News  1891 - INJURED IN A RAILROAD COLLISION
    PORTLAND, Me., Jan. 22. - The local train leaving Portland at 10:25 this morning for Biddeford on the Western Division of the Boston and Maine... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Scarborough
    Scarborough, a post-township of Cumberland co., Me. It is intersected by the Portland, Saco & Portsmouth and Boston & Maine Railroads, is bounded on... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Scarboro, a post-township (town) of Cumberland co., Me., on the Boston and Maine R., 8 miles (direct) SW. of Portland. Pop. in 1900, 1865.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
  • News  1947 - $50,000 Fire Destroys Danish Village Building
    125 Routed As Recreation Hall Burns; Stored Furniture Worth Thousands Lost

    Scarborough, May 15. (Thursday)- A spectacular general alarm fire which ... Read MORE...

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